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Church of St Matthias

A Grade II* Listed Building in Poplar, London

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Latitude: 51.5095 / 51°30'34"N

Longitude: -0.0161 / 0°0'57"W

OS Eastings: 537776

OS Northings: 180822

OS Grid: TQ377808

Mapcode National: GBR KZ.LLR

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.NBW4

Plus Code: 9C3XGX5M+RH

Entry Name: Church of St Matthias

Listing Date: 19 July 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206382

Location: Poplar, Tower Hamlets, London, E14

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Poplar

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Saints Poplar

Church of England Diocese: London

Tagged with: Former church

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 8 April 2022 to remove superfluous amendment details and to reformat the text to current standards

TQ 3780
Church of St Matthias



Built about 1650-54 on land given by East India Company and largely rebuilt by them in 1776. Nave arcades formed with timber posts. Interesting monuments in church and churchyard. Altered and enlarged in 1875 by Teulon when the exterior was clad with Kentish ragstone. Wooden cupola (RCHNM).

Included for historical associations and interior.

Listing NGR: TQ3777680822

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