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Church of St Andrew Undershaft

A Grade I Listed Building in City of London, City of London

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Latitude: 51.5138 / 51°30'49"N

Longitude: -0.0811 / 0°4'51"W

OS Eastings: 533252

OS Northings: 181173

OS Grid: TQ332811

Mapcode National: GBR TC.YJ

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.K60W

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew Undershaft

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079155

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199733

Location: City of London, London, EC3A

County: City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Aldgate

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Helen Bishopsgate

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Church of St Andrew Undershaft
TQ 3381 SW 11/364 4.1.50.


1520 to 32, incorporating C15 tower partly rebuilt in 1830. Aisled nave and chancel
with clerestory and no structural division. Tower at south west corner. Squared
rubble, partly rendered with cement. Portland stone parapets etc. Slight projection
to chancel. Polygonal stair turret on north side. Tower rises independently of
clerestory with enriched doorway in south side flanked by buttresses and square
turret to north west. Top stage now rendered with renewed battlements and large
pinnacles. Flat, timber roofs with bosses to north and main aisle, latter with
cove. Paintings to spandrels of arcade circa 1726 (?) Marble font by Nicholas
Stone with cover. 2 sword rests; fine late C17 organ case with 2 large figures;
altar rails; pulpit; pews cut down from old ones. Doorcases to north and under
tower with segmental pediments, etc. Stained glass. Fine monuments especially
to Thomas Offley, died 1582; John Stow, died 1605, and Hugh Hammersley, died 1636.
Plain C17 brick vestry to north east with C19 addition in stone to west of it.

Listing NGR: TQ3325281173

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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