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Latitude: 51.5133 / 51°30'47"N
Longitude: -0.0846 / 0°5'4"W
OS Eastings: 533010
OS Northings: 181108
OS Grid: TQ330811
Mapcode National: GBR TC.4Q
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.H748
Entry Name: Church of St Peter
Listing Date: 4 January 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1192245
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199403
Location: City of London, London, EC3V
District: City and County of the City of London
Electoral Ward/Division: Cornhill
Built-Up Area: City of London
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London
Church of England Parish: St Peter Upon Cornhill
Church of England Diocese: London
Church of St Peter
TQ 3281 SE 10/315
TQ 3381 SW 11/315 4 .1. 50.
1677 to 87, by Wren, incorporating base of mediaeval tower. Aisled body with tower
to south-west and vestry north of it. North porch. Exterior much obscured by
adjoining buildings. Tower of red brick; rest apparently of stone, now painted.
North elevation has 3 enriched, round arched Windows rising above 2 storeyed shop
building. High panelled attic. Porch set forward with segmentally arched doorway,
pair of Ionic columns and piers, and parapet above entablature. South elevation
plainer with corniced doorway beneath western window. East elevation arcaded and
pilastered above high base. Pedimented attic with round arched and 2 circular
windows etc. Tower, with dressings of moulded brick, has simple, round arched
windows to 2 lower storeys and arcaded and pilastered belfry stage. Stone cornice
and copper roofed done with lantern and spire. Interior has pilastered piers with
high bases supporting arcade and plaster barrel vault (possibly renewed), and cross
vaults to aisles. West gallery with organ. Original fittings include low reredos
and panelling at east end, elaborate chancel screen, fine carved pulpit and tester,
carved marble font with cover, doorcases plain wainscot etc.
Listing NGR: TQ3300781106
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