History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of St Mary at Hill

A Grade I Listed Building in City of London, London

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.5101 / 51°30'36"N

Longitude: -0.0837 / 0°5'1"W

OS Eastings: 533080

OS Northings: 180760

OS Grid: TQ330807

Mapcode National: GBR TD.BV

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.H9LP

Plus Code: 9C3XGW68+2G

Entry Name: Church of St Mary at Hill

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199605

Also known as: St Mary at Hill

ID on this website: 101064600

Location: City of London, London, EC3R

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Billingsgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Mary at Hill Eastcheap

Church of England Diocese: London

Tagged with: Parish church English Baroque

Find accommodation in


TQ 3380 NW

LOVAT LANE EC3 (East Side)
Church of St Mary at Hill


1670-76, by Wren. West tower and flanking lobbies added by George Gwilt in 1787-88 when plaster vault and ceilings were renewed. Nearly square body with four columns supporting cross barrel vault and low dome with lantern. Round-arched windows, central ones Venetian. North and south sides rendered - very plain except for arched doorway to north with C18 fanlight. Both sides obscured by adjoining buildings at east end. East elevation of painted stone with high, double pedestal, blind Venetian window flanked by single openings and central pediment broken by blind lunette. Lead-covered, arched rood rising behind. Large bracketed clock at south end. Two rainwater heads dated 1787. Tower and western lobbies plainly built of yellow brick and Portland stone with recessed, round arched windows, small entablature and parapet. Tower in four stages with fanlight to pedimented doorway, lunette above, simple window openings and crowning battlements.

Interior with Corinthian columns and pilasters supporting enriched barrel vault and coffered saucer dome. Box pews. Fine late C17 fittings, altered and added to in 1848-9, include reredos, pulpit with tester, altar rails, communion table, font and cover, organ case (on small west gallery), two sword rests etc.

Listing NGR: TQ3308080760

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.