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Church of St Edmund

A Grade I Listed Building in City of London, London

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Latitude: 51.5125 / 51°30'44"N

Longitude: -0.0863 / 0°5'10"W

OS Eastings: 532895

OS Northings: 181020

OS Grid: TQ328810

Mapcode National: GBR SC.SZ

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.G78W

Plus Code: 9C3XGW67+XF

Entry Name: Church of St Edmund

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064631

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199590

Location: Langbourn, City of London, London, EC3V

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Langbourn

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 Edmund Lombard Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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(North Side)
Church of St Edmund
TQ 3281 SE 10/302 4.1.50.


1670 to 79, by Wren. Simple rectangular body incorporating south tower. Shallow
chancel to north. Exterior of Portland stone with round-arched windows simple
corniced east elevation now with 3 windows. Corniced south door flanked by low,
rectangular openings and 3 larger windows above. Crowning cornice with central
pediment and parapet swept up to tower, flanked by urns. Central, bracketed clock.
Upper stage of tower has large, single openings and bracketed cornice topped by
parapet and urns. Lead covered, octagonal lantern and spire. Open pediment to
chancel. North elevation hidden by adjoining buildings. Plain interior with blind,
arched panels repeating pattern of windows. Coved ceiling with semi-vault to chancel.
Tower flanked by lobbies with altered gallery above. Original fittings include
good reredos, pulpit, communion table and rails, doorcases, stalls, organ case
(in 2 parts), font with cover and rails, wainscot etc. Paintings of Moses and
Aaron. Wall tablets. Modern vestry etc at east end.

Listing NGR: TQ3289281015

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