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Church of St Matthias

A Grade II* Listed Building in Poplar, London

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Latitude: 51.5095 / 51°30'34"N

Longitude: -0.0161 / 0°0'57"W

OS Eastings: 537776

OS Northings: 180822

OS Grid: TQ377808

Mapcode National: GBR KZ.LLR

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.NBW4

Entry Name: Church of St Matthias

Listing Date: 19 July 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206382

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E14

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Poplar

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Saints Poplar

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

In the entry for:
4431 (west side)
TQ 3780 25/863 19.7.50

The grade shall be amended to read: Grade II* (star)

4431 (West Side)
St Matthias Church

TQ 3780 25/863 19.7.50
Built about 1650-54 on land given by East India Company and largely rebuilt by
them in 1776. Nave arcades formed with timber posts. Interesting monuments in
church and churchyard. Altered and enlarged in 1875 by Teulon when the exterior
was clad with Kentish ragstone. Wooden cupola (RCHNM). Included for historical
associations and interior.

Listing NGR: TQ3777680822

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

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