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Latitude: 51.5149 / 51°30'53"N
Longitude: -0.0962 / 0°5'46"W
OS Eastings: 532202
OS Northings: 181272
OS Grid: TQ322812
Mapcode National: GBR QC.K3
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.9600
Entry Name: Church of St Vedast
Listing Date: 4 January 1950
Last Amended: 10 November 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064666
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199477
Location: City of London, London, EC2V
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 Vedast Foster Lane
Church of England Diocese: London
FOSTER LANE EC2
Church of St Vedast
(Formerly listed as remains
of Church of St Vedast)
TQ 3281 SW 9/216 4.1.50.
1670-73 by Wren. Tower 1697. Interior burnt in World War II and rebuilt in near
facsimile. Rectangular body with south aisle and clerestory. Integral south-west
tower. Plain west front of Portland stone with central doorway, 2 arched windows
above and central opening with mullions and transoms. Parapet to roof which is
repeated on south side where main wallings is of rubble or red brick. East elevation
rendered, with 3 arched windows and circular opening in central attic. Portland
stone tower with arched and circular openings and particularly fine stone steeple.
Interior has coved ceiling west gallery and south arcade now partly obscured by
new fittings. Pulpit, font and cover of apparently late C17 date.
Listing NGR: TQ3220281272
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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