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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Plaistow South, London

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Latitude: 51.5245 / 51°31'28"N

Longitude: 0.0279 / 0°1'40"E

OS Eastings: 540778

OS Northings: 182565

OS Grid: TQ407825

Mapcode National: GBR LS.RP7

Mapcode Global: VHHNB.FYL7

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 25 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080967

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204965

Location: Newham, London, E13

County: London

District: Newham

Electoral Ward/Division: Plaistow South

Built-Up Area: Newham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Plaistow and North Canning TownThe Divine Compassion

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


- Church of St Andrew


Offices, formerly church 1868-70 James Brooks. Boldly massed. Early English Gothic.
Squared coursed Kentish ragstone with asphalt dressings. Red tiled roofs. Lofty
clerestoreyed nave of four and a half bays. Lean-to north and south aisles projec-
ting south porch with original wrought iron gates. Unfinished central tower over
crossing. Cabled transept to south. North chapel heavily pinnacled with flying
buttresses. Short full-height eastern apse. Lancet windows to clerestory. West
end buttressed with central gabled double entrance door. Statue of St Andrew to
central pillar between doors. Interior ragstone-faced. Pointed arcades with
circular columns and foliated capitals. Stilted arcading to clerestory with windows
in alternative arches. Interior now sub-divided for offices with floor inserted
above arcade. Roof to apse visible upstairs, but roof otherwise encased.

Listing NGR: TQ4077882565

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

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