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Tower of Former Church of St Olave, City of London

Description: Tower of Former Church of St Olave

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 199551

OS Grid Reference: TQ3253081228
OS Grid Coordinates: 532530, 181228
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5144, -0.0914

Location: St Olave's Place, City of London, EC2R 8 EC2V 8JN

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC2V 8JN

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Tower of former Church of
St Olave (Formerly listed
as remains of church of
St Olave, Old Jewry)
TQ 3281 SE 10/263 4.1.50.


1670-79, by Wren. Body of church destroyed 1888 except for part of west wall.
Tower is of Portland stone with engaged Doric columns and segmental pediment to
doorway. Arched windows above and pedimented clock face (disused). Belfry openings
blocked and side windows altered. Modillion cornice, plain parapet and 4 obelisks.

Listing NGR: TQ3253081228

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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