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Church of St Vedast

A Grade I Listed Building in Cheap, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5149 / 51°30'53"N

Longitude: -0.0962 / 0°5'46"W

OS Eastings: 532202

OS Northings: 181272

OS Grid: TQ322812

Mapcode National: GBR QC.K3

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.9600

Entry Name: Church of St Vedast

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Last Amended: 10 November 1977

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064666

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199477

Location: City of London, London, EC2V

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Cheap

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Vedast Foster Lane

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

FOSTER LANE EC2
1.
5002
(East Side)
Church of St Vedast
(Formerly listed as remains
of Church of St Vedast)
TQ 3281 SW 9/216 4.1.50.

I

2.
1670-73 by Wren. Tower 1697. Interior burnt in World War II and rebuilt in near
facsimile. Rectangular body with south aisle and clerestory. Integral south-west
tower. Plain west front of Portland stone with central doorway, 2 arched windows
above and central opening with mullions and transoms. Parapet to roof which is
repeated on south side where main wallings is of rubble or red brick. East elevation
rendered, with 3 arched windows and circular opening in central attic. Portland
stone tower with arched and circular openings and particularly fine stone steeple.
Interior has coved ceiling west gallery and south arcade now partly obscured by
new fittings. Pulpit, font and cover of apparently late C17 date.

Listing NGR: TQ3220281272

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