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Church of St Cyprian, Clarence Gate

A Grade II* Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5244 / 51°31'27"N

Longitude: -0.1599 / 0°9'35"W

OS Eastings: 527750

OS Northings: 182209

OS Grid: TQ277822

Mapcode National: GBR 87.8Q

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.5YT9

Plus Code: 9C3XGRFR+P2

Entry Name: Church of St Cyprian, Clarence Gate

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237476

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428766

Location: Westminster, London, NW1

County: Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Bryanston and Dorset Square

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Cyprian Clarence Gate

Church of England Diocese: London

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Description

TQ 2782 SE
34/26

CITY OF WESTMINSTER
GLENTWORTH STREET, NW1
Church of St Cyprian, Clarence Gate

10.9.54

GV
II*
Church. 1901-03 by Ninian Comper. (Bucknall and Comper.) Red brick and stone dressings, slate roof.

Plain towerless hall church exterior with nave, aisles and clerestory, seven bays long with buttresses and windows with good perpendicular tracery. Very fine perpendicular interior in Comper's early manner setting out "to fulfil the ideal of the English Parish Church... in the last manner of English Architecture". White and gold colour scheme with finely detailed furnishings. Lofty, clustered shaft piers to arcade run the full length carrying clerestory. Open timber roof of combined hammer beam - tie beam trusses with panelled tracery spandrels. Large open work delicately carved rood screen and polychromed rood. No pews. Tall gilt carved classical font cover introducing Comper's "Unity by Inclusion" principle; stained glass by Comper; etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2775082209

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