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Church of St Andrew by the Wardrobe, City of London

Description: Church of St Andrew by the Wardrobe

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 199712

OS Grid Reference: TQ3185580980
OS Grid Coordinates: 531855, 180980
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5124, -0.1013

Location: Wardrobe Terrace, City of London, EC4V 5 EC4N 4SF

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC4N 4SF

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Church of St Andrew by the
Wardrobe (Formerly listed
as remains of Church of
St Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe)
TQ 3180 NE 14/401 4.1.50.


1685-95 by Wren. Interior burnt in World War II and reconstructed in near facsimile.
Aisled building of 5 bays with tower at west end of south aisle. Red brick with
Portland stone dressings. 2 tiers of windows with segmental arches below and round
arches above. Painted entablature of late C18 character to north with parapet
above. Corniced doorway. Entablature to south of Portland stone, remaining part
of C19 embellishments now removed. Parapet above. Pedimented doorway. East and
west elevations have wooden, modillion-cornice with central pediment. Pedimented
west door. Plain tower with stone bands etc and cornice with parapet and single
weathervane. Arcaded interior with square piers and plaster vault. Galleries
with space beneath now enclosed. Lobby at west end. Original, carved pulpit (on
new base) and font cover, also pair of brackets to west gallery.

Listing NGR: TQ3185580980

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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