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Cathedral Church of St Paul

A Grade I Listed Building in City of London, London

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Latitude: 51.5138 / 51°30'49"N

Longitude: -0.0985 / 0°5'54"W

OS Eastings: 532042

OS Northings: 181141

OS Grid: TQ320811

Mapcode National: GBR QC.1J

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.76SW

Entry Name: Cathedral Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199738

Location: City of London, London, EC4M

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle Baynard

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Paul's Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ3181 SE 8/210
TQ3218 SW 9/210


1675 to 1710 by Sir Christopher Wren. Rebuilding of mediaeval cathedral burnt
in Great Fire. Classical style, mainly of Portland stone, with central dome and
western towers. Large crypt. Contains important contemporary and later fittings
and monuments including a very few survivals from the previous church. C19 fittings, monuments, decorations etc of importance. Dome painted by Thornhill. Above the 2 west chapels are the library and music room. The south west tower contains a fine circular staircase. Elaborate steps with walls, piers, urns and gates to south transept. Broad steps to west front flanked by pedestals supporting decorative iron lamp standards by Lutyens.

Listing NGR: TQ3204281141

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

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