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Churchyard Walls and Railings Surrounding Church of St Martin in the Fields on North, South, East and West Sides

A Grade I Listed Building in St James's, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5091 / 51°30'32"N

Longitude: -0.1264 / 0°7'35"W

OS Eastings: 530118

OS Northings: 180567

OS Grid: TQ301805

Mapcode National: GBR HF.S6

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.RBJH

Entry Name: Churchyard Walls and Railings Surrounding Church of St Martin in the Fields on North, South, East and West Sides

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Last Amended: 14 July 1988

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066237

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207263

Location: Westminster, London, WC2N

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: St James's

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Martin-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

In the entry for;
72/136 TRAFALGAR SQUARE, WC2
Churchyard walls and
railings to Church
of St Martin-in-The-
Fields
The address and description shall be amended to read;
TRAFALGAR SQUARE, WC2
Churchyard walls and
railings surrounding
Church of St Martin-
in-the-Fields on North,
South, East and West
sides
Churchyard railings. Railings between columns of portico of c1726; the other
churchyard railings are exact copies of c1830, by the London ironfounders Cottam
and Hallen and cast to the pattern already used for the railings of c1726.
Fine iron railings set on Portland stone wall with segmental coping. Closely-
spaced "turned baluster" pattern with cross rails and cone and ball finials.
The railings of c1726 are shown in an engraving by R West of 1738; the railings
of c1830 were erected to surround the new churchyard created by Nash's West
Strand Improvements which included the construction of Duncannon Street to the
south.

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TQ 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER TRAFALGAR SQUARE, WC2
72/136
Churchyard Walls and railings
to Church of St Martin-in-the-
Fields
G.V. I
Churchyard railings. c1726. Fine original iron railings on Portland stone wall
with segmental coping. Closely spaced "turned baluster" pattern with cross
rails and cone and ball finials.


Listing NGR: TQ3011880567

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