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Latitude: 51.5713 / 51°34'16"N
Longitude: 0.0325 / 0°1'57"E
OS Eastings: 540957
OS Northings: 187784
OS Grid: TQ409877
Mapcode National: GBR MJ.LVV
Mapcode Global: VHHN4.JR2S
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 20 December 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1081008
English Heritage Legacy ID: 204865
Location: Redbridge, London, E11
Electoral Ward/Division: Wanstead
Built-Up Area: Redbridge
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Wanstead St Mary with Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
Church of St Mary
TQ 48 NW 5/14 20.12.54
1790, by architect Thomas Hardwick. The church was built by William Miller and
George Boncock, masons (R Gunnis p 260). Portland stone. Chaste rectangular
building with nave and aisles, and projecting chancel, all in Portland stone.
Segmental headed windows to ground floor, upper windows round headed, all with
moulded architraves. Plinth, upper window cill band, cornice and blocking course.
West end breaks forward slightly in centre under pediment and has tetrastyle
Doric columned porch with triglyph frieze, cornice with mutules and blocking
course. Platform with steps up. Hipped slate roof, wooden clock tower with
open belfry and cupola. Excellent unrestored interior with complete original
fittings - box pews, pulpit with sounding board, galleries and organ. A very
fine monument to Sir Josiah Child dated 1699 in the chancel has been ascribed
to John Nost.
The churchyard contains a moderate collection of early C19 and Victorian monuments,
Headstones, Portland stone tomb chests, including one to an artist carved with
palette and brushes, and a white marble fluted column with an urn on top. The
most important is that to Joseph Wilton RA qv.
Listing NGR: TQ4095787784
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