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Latitude: 51.5121 / 51°30'43"N
Longitude: -0.0969 / 0°5'48"W
OS Eastings: 532161
OS Northings: 180959
OS Grid: TQ321809
Mapcode National: GBR QD.D3
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.88N4
Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas Cole Abbey
Listing Date: 4 January 1950
Last Amended: 10 November 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1079146
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199709
Location: City of London, London, EC4V
District: City and County of the City of London
Electoral Ward/Division: Bread Street
Built-Up Area: City of London
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London
Church of England Parish: St Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 3280 NW 15/405 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET EC4
4-JAN-50 (North Side)
Church of St Nicholas Cole
Abbey (Formerly listed as
remains of Church of
St Nicholas Cole Abbey,.
1671-81, by Sir Christopher Wren, on the site of an earlier church. Interior destroyed in World War II and reconstructed in near facsimile. Unaisled body with vestries at west end and tower in north west corner. Exterior of Portland stone with arched and corniced windows, entablature and high balustrade. West elevation irregular with exposed rubble and brickwork. Pedimented doorway towards west end of south side and in north face of tower. Tower has arched openings with pedimented cornice and blocking topped by 4 urns. The lead-covered spire has small oval and circular windows, gallery and weather vane Interior has beamed ceiling supported by Corinthian pilasters. 3 arched openings at west end are partly filled by vestries etc with gallery over. Original pulpit, font cover, altar rails and iron sword rest. See Colvin's Biographical Dictionary of Architects, 2nd Edition, P931.
Listing NGR: TQ3216180959
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