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Tower of Former Church of St Olave

A Grade I Listed Building in City of London, London

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Latitude: 51.5144 / 51°30'51"N

Longitude: -0.0914 / 0°5'29"W

OS Eastings: 532530

OS Northings: 181228

OS Grid: TQ325812

Mapcode National: GBR RC.M9

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.C6JC

Entry Name: Tower of Former Church of St Olave

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Last Amended: 10 November 1977

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359180

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199551

Location: City of London, London, EC2R

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Cheap

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Mary le Bow Cheapside

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Tower of former Church of
St Olave (Formerly listed
as remains of church of
St Olave, Old Jewry)
TQ 3281 SE 10/263 4.1.50.


1670-79, by Wren. Body of church destroyed 1888 except for part of west wall.
Tower is of Portland stone with engaged Doric columns and segmental pediment to
doorway. Arched windows above and pedimented clock face (disused). Belfry openings
blocked and side windows altered. Modillion cornice, plain parapet and 4 obelisks.

Listing NGR: TQ3253081228

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

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