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Church of St Martin

A Grade I Listed Building in Farringdon Within, London

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Latitude: 51.5141 / 51°30'50"N

Longitude: -0.102 / 0°6'7"W

OS Eastings: 531802

OS Northings: 181172

OS Grid: TQ318811

Mapcode National: GBR PC.8D

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.56YM

Entry Name: Church of St Martin

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199609

Location: City of London, London, EC4M

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Farringdon Within

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Sepulchre Holborn

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Church of St Martin
TQ 3181 SE 8/189 4.1.50.


1677-87, by Wren. Body of church square with order of 4 composite columns and
pilasters defining barrel-vaulted Greek Cross. Flat-ceiled corner compartments.
3 arched openings to south containing entrance lobbies (altered) and vestry, with
gallery over. 3 carved doorcases. West gallery with carved organ case. Carved
pulpit, reredos, doorcase to north vestry and white marble font with wooden cover.
East and west sides of church obscured. South front of Portland stone with 3 doorways
(2 disused) and 3 windows above. Centre rises as tower flanked by large consoles
above parapet. Octagonal upper stage and shaped spire with gallery. Rear elevation
(to garden of Stationers' Hall) of red brick with slight Portland stone dressings
and rendered parapet with small central gable over circular window. Single storeyed
vestry apparently of late C17 but partly rendered and partly refaced.

Listing NGR: TQ3180281172

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