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Latitude: 51.5109 / 51°30'39"N
Longitude: -0.0795 / 0°4'46"W
OS Eastings: 533372
OS Northings: 180859
OS Grid: TQ333808
Mapcode National: GBR VD.9K
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.K9V2
Plus Code: 9C3XGW6C+96
Entry Name: Church of St Olave
Listing Date: 4 January 1950
Last Amended: 10 November 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064676
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199509
ID on this website: 101064676
Location: Whitechapel, City of London, London, EC3R
District: City and County of the City of London
Electoral Ward/Division: Tower
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 Olave Hart Street
Church of England Diocese: London
HART STREET EC3
Church of St Olave
(Formerly listed as remains
of Church of St Olave)
TQ 3380 NW 17/483 4.1.50.
C15 incorporating crypt and other work of late C13. Timber roof destroyed in World
War II and renewed. Nearly square body with north and south aisles of 3 bays.
Clerestory. Westward extension of nave and south-west tower. C19 (?) south porch
and south-east vestry added in 1661. Exterior of squared rubble, much repaired.
Shaped coping to parapets. Clerestory, north aisle etc now of Portland stone.
Tower has octagonal turret to south-west and upper stage of yellow brick dating
from 1731 to 32 by J Widdows (?) Round-arched windows with circular openings above.
Stone cornice with parapet. Octagonal timber lantern with domed copper roof. Bracketed
clock to east. Interior has unplastered rubble walls. Fittings include late C17
pulpit, communion rails,sword rests etc. Mid C18 communion table. Modern west
gallery and organ. Good monuments. Vestry of brick, now cemented, with slated
roof and south gable. Interior retains original panelling and plaster ceiling.
Listing NGR: TQ3337180856
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