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Church of St Dunstan in the East St Dunstan in the East (Ruin), City of London

Description: Church of St Dunstan in the East St Dunstan in the East (Ruin)

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 199522

OS Grid Reference: TQ3314980718
OS Grid Coordinates: 533149, 180718
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5097, -0.0827

Location: Idol Lane, City of London, EC3R 5 EC3R 8DR

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC3R 8DR

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Listing Text

(East Side)
St Dunstan in the East (Ruin)
(Formerly listed as Tower
and Ruins of Church of
St Dunstan in the East)
TQ 3380 NW 17/471 4.1.50.


Tower, 1698, by Wren. Large, Portland stone structure in gothic style. 3 main
stages, Diagonal buttresses rising to octagonal turrets with large finials. Smaller
finials between. Stone spire supported on open diagonal arches. Enriched doorways
to west and south. North side now obscured by low building. East side rendered
where formerly within church. Fine gates and railings to both doorways.
Body of church, 1817-18, by David Laing. Destroyed except for walls in World War
II. Gothic style with buttresses, traceried windows pinnacles etc. Yellow brick
faced externally in Portland stone. North-east vestry. East wall reduced to sill
level in centre.

Listing NGR: TQ3314980718

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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