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Church of St James Garlickhithe

A Grade I Listed Building in City of London, London

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Latitude: 51.5111 / 51°30'40"N

Longitude: -0.0937 / 0°5'37"W

OS Eastings: 532384

OS Northings: 180855

OS Grid: TQ323808

Mapcode National: GBR RD.3G

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.B8BX

Plus Code: 9C3XGW64+CG

Entry Name: Church of St James Garlickhithe

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064669

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199485

Location: Vintry, City of London, London, EC4V

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Vintry

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 James Garlickhythe

Church of England Diocese: London

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(East Side)
Church of St James
TQ 3280 NW 15/408 4.1.50.


1674-87, by Wren. Aisled building with central transepts and clerestory, arranged
within a rectangle from which a sanctuary and west tower project. Red brick with
stone dressings, the walls below clerestory level stuccoed. Round arched windows,
those in transepts reduced to circles; segmental arches to clerestory. Blocked
north doorway. Main cornice of stone with brick parapet. Wooden cornice to clerestory.
West front of stone with scrolls flanking tower which is now largely faced with
Portland stone. Tower plain with pierced parapet and 4 urns. Elaborate stone
lantern in 3 stages with paired Ionic columns etc. Beneath the tower is domed
lobby. Interior has order of Ionic columns on high panelled pedestals, supporting
clerestory and high, coved ceiling. West gallery With 2 decorative iron supports
and fine organ case of 1697. Other good C17 fittings (not all original to church)
include pulpit, marble font with cover, stalls, panelling, communion table and
remade reredos. 2 staircases to gallery probably early C18. Painting of resurrection
at east end. Wall monuments.

Listing NGR: TQ3238480856

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