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Footings to Former Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in Bassishaw, London

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Latitude: 51.5165 / 51°30'59"N

Longitude: -0.0932 / 0°5'35"W

OS Eastings: 532400

OS Northings: 181459

OS Grid: TQ324814

Mapcode National: GBR RB.6J

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.B4KR

Entry Name: Footings to Former Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 5 June 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359121

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199273

Location: City of London, London, EC2V

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Bassishaw

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Vedast Foster Lane

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

Footings to Former
Church of St Mary the Virgin
TQ 3281 SW 9/527 5.6.72.


Probably dating from 1437. The mediaeval church was built in 1666 and rebuilt
on the original footings to the designs of Wren, the tower being retained and remodelled.
Wren's church was burnt in World War II and the remains, including the mediaeval
fabric of the tower, were subsequently removed to Fulton University in USA.
The footings are of rubble and dressed stone and now form part of a public garden.

Listing NGR: TQ3241481455

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

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