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Church of St Paul, Tower Hamlets

Description: Church of St Paul

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 206486

OS Grid Reference: TQ3682381690
OS Grid Coordinates: 536823, 181690
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5176, -0.0294

Location: Burdett Road, Poplar, Greater London E3 4AA

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E3 4AA

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Listing Text


TQ 3681 Church of St Paul and
17/1000 attached vicarage.


Parish Church, 1958 by Robert Maguire of Maguire and Murray. Purple Uxbridge
brick and concrete. Centralised rectangular plan with projecting octagonal NW
porch and SE baptistry. Tall cubical windowless nave with large glazed
lantern enclosed on all sides by lower windowless aisle walls with folded
concrete roof with glazed gables and deep projecting eaves. Internally all
walls are carried on concrete piloti, with concrete and brickwork frankly
shown. The sanctuary area around the centralised altar is defined by a steel
'corona' suspended from the roof. Cast concrete font.

The vicarage adjoining the church is also of special architectural interest.

Ref Architectural Review, December 1960.

Listing NGR: TQ3682381690

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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