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Church of St Clement Danes

A Grade I Listed Building in Southwark, London

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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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428299

Location: Westminster, London, WC2R

County: London

District: City of Westminster

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

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Listing Text

TQ 3181 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER STRAND, WC2
60/22
24.2.58 Church of St Clement
Danes
G.V. I
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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