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Church of St Mary at Hill

A Grade I Listed Building in Billingsgate, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5101 / 51°30'36"N

Longitude: -0.0837 / 0°5'1"W

OS Eastings: 533080

OS Northings: 180760

OS Grid: TQ330807

Mapcode National: GBR TD.BV

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.H9LP

Entry Name: Church of St Mary at Hill

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199605

Location: City of London, London, EC3R

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Billingsgate

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Mary at Hill Eastcheap

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 3380 NW
17/463

LOVAT LANE EC3 (East Side)
Church of St Mary at Hill

4.1.50.


GV
I
1670-76, by Wren. West tower and flanking lobbies added by George Gwilt in 1787-88 when plaster vault and ceilings were renewed. Nearly square body with four columns supporting cross barrel vault and low dome with lantern. Round-arched windows, central ones Venetian. North and south sides rendered - very plain except for arched doorway to north with C18 fanlight. Both sides obscured by adjoining buildings at east end. East elevation of painted stone with high, double pedestal, blind Venetian window flanked by single openings and central pediment broken by blind lunette. Lead-covered, arched rood rising behind. Large bracketed clock at south end. Two rainwater heads dated 1787. Tower and western lobbies plainly built of yellow brick and Portland stone with recessed, round arched windows, small entablature and parapet. Tower in four stages with fanlight to pedimented doorway, lunette above, simple window openings and crowning battlements.

Interior with Corinthian columns and pilasters supporting enriched barrel vault and coffered saucer dome. Box pews. Fine late C17 fittings, altered and added to in 1848-9, include reredos, pulpit with tester, altar rails, communion table, font and cover, organ case (on small west gallery), two sword rests etc.

Listing NGR: TQ3308080760

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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