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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
Entry Name: Church of St Edmund
Listing Date: 4 January 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064631
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199590
Location: City of London, London, EC3V
District: City and County of the City of London
Electoral Ward/Division: Langbourn
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
LOMBARD STREET EC3
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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