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Christ Church

A Grade II* Listed Building in Church Street, London

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Latitude: 51.5216 / 51°31'17"N

Longitude: -0.1665 / 0°9'59"W

OS Eastings: 527302

OS Northings: 181893

OS Grid: TQ273818

Mapcode National: GBR 68.SQ

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.20BV

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209332

Location: Westminster, London, NW1

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Church Street

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul, St Marylebone

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/01/2017

TQ 2781 NW

COSWAY STREET, NW1 (west side)
No 35 Christ Church

(Formerly listed as Christ Church, COSWAY STREET)


Former church.1824-5 by Philip Hardwick. Additions/alterations of 1887 by Sir A W Blomfield. Brick nave with ashlar dressings, ashlar portico and tower. Classical style. Reversed orientation. Nave and chancel of 8 bays with single bay projection. Portico to east surmounted by tower. Ionic tetrastyle portico with pediment and balustraded parapet flanked by pedimented windows. Paired Ionic columns to portico returns. 3-stage tower with square Ionic peristyle with cylindrical core rising into octagonal cupola with volutes. To body of church round-headed windows in architraves with continuous sill band. Balustraded parapet. Oculus to gable of single-bay projection.

Interior 8-bay Corinthian arcade, clerestory windows above entablature cut into the low arched ceiling with ribs and oval panels. Galleries. Corinthian pilasters to east wall.

Church redundant at time of resurvey. Interior not inspected.

B F L Clarke Parish Churches of London, p.128.

Listing NGR: TQ2730281893

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