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Latitude: 51.5131 / 51°30'47"N
Longitude: -0.1139 / 0°6'50"W
OS Eastings: 530976
OS Northings: 181040
OS Grid: TQ309810
Mapcode National: GBR LC.LR
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.Z74D
Plus Code: 9C3XGV7P+6C
Entry Name: Church of St Clement Danes
Listing Date: 24 February 1958
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1237099
English Heritage Legacy ID: 428299
Location: St. James's, Westminster, London, WC2R
Electoral Ward/Division: St James's
Built-Up Area: City of Westminster
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Mary le Strand with St Clement Danes
Church of England Diocese: London
Tagged with: Church building
TQ 3181 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER STRAND, WC2
24.2.58 Church of St Clement
Church. Rebuild of 1680-82 by Sir Christopher Wren, reusing but recasing C15
masonry of west tower, which above the clock stage was completed with spire by
James Gibbs in 1719. Gutted in World War II and restored 1955-58 by W A S
Lloyd. Portland stone. West tower and steeple, apsidal east end. The tower is
flanked by 2-storey domed lobbies with segmental headed doorways, heavy porch
projecting from tower base; Gibbs surrounds to bell stage openings, the steeple
rising in 3 diminishing octagonal stages, the middle one with concave
entablature. Squat lower register windows to sides with tall semicircular
arched windows in architraves above,lighting galleries. Restored interior with
broad tunnel vault, galleries and groin vaulted aisles, the latter, uniquely in
a Wren church, being continued as ambulatory round east end with further
semi-domed apse added.
London Volume I; N Pevsner
Christopher Wren; Kerry Downes.
Listing NGR: TQ3097681040
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