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Church of St Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Mile End, London

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Latitude: 51.5176 / 51°31'3"N

Longitude: -0.0294 / 0°1'45"W

OS Eastings: 536823

OS Northings: 181690

OS Grid: TQ368816

Mapcode National: GBR K4.386

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.F3SY

Entry Name: Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 29 March 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241881

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206486

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E3

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Mile End

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul Bow Common

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


TQ 3681 Church of St Paul and
17/1000 attached vicarage.


Parish Church, 1958 by Robert Maguire of Maguire and Murray. Purple Uxbridge
brick and concrete. Centralised rectangular plan with projecting octagonal NW
porch and SE baptistry. Tall cubical windowless nave with large glazed
lantern enclosed on all sides by lower windowless aisle walls with folded
concrete roof with glazed gables and deep projecting eaves. Internally all
walls are carried on concrete piloti, with concrete and brickwork frankly
shown. The sanctuary area around the centralised altar is defined by a steel
'corona' suspended from the roof. Cast concrete font.

The vicarage adjoining the church is also of special architectural interest.

Ref Architectural Review, December 1960.

Listing NGR: TQ3682381690

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