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Church of St Clement

A Grade I Listed Building in Candlewick, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5114 / 51°30'40"N

Longitude: -0.0868 / 0°5'12"W

OS Eastings: 532864

OS Northings: 180895

OS Grid: TQ328808

Mapcode National: GBR SD.ND

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.F8ZQ

Entry Name: Church of St Clement

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064699

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199374

Location: City of London, London, EC4N

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Candlewick

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Clement Eastcheap

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

CLEMENT'S LANE EC4
1.
5002
(East Side)
Church of St Clement
TQ 3280 NE 16/446 4.1.50.

I

2.
1683 to 87, by Wren. Rectangular body with short south aisle and south-west tower.
Exterior now stuccoed with some stone dressings. Round-arched principal windows
and segmentally arched openings above, many now blind and some upper ones altered. Recessed, round arched west door (altered) with 3 windows above (central 1 blind). Cornice, central pediment and shaped parapet. Reduced cornice to north elevation. Doorway at west end and main windows all blocked. East elevation has 3 main windows only, differing sill heights. Vestry, partly C17, very plain. Simple tower with round arched and circular windows mullioned openings to belfry and crowning balustrade.
Interior has order of Corinthian pilasters above high wainscot with pair of columns to south aisle which formerly had gallery. Groined vault rising to flat ceiling with large circular panel in centre (renewed in 1925). Pattern of windows and blind panels is varied on east side with 3 large openings of differing sill height. Upper windows partly disturbed. 3 large lunettes over south aisle. Fine original fittings include large reredos (with later colouring), pulpit and tester, organ above entrance lobby, door cases, communion table and rails, stalls, marble font and cover etc.

Listing NGR: TQ3286480895

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