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Church of St Monica

A Grade II Listed Building in Suttons Wharf, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5284 / 51°31'42"N

Longitude: -0.0815 / 0°4'53"W

OS Eastings: 533180

OS Northings: 182796

OS Grid: TQ331827

Mapcode National: GBR T6.V9

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.JVS6

Plus Code: 9C3XGWH9+9C

Entry Name: Church of St Monica

Listing Date: 13 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253428

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436634

Location: Hackney, London, N1

County: London

District: Hackney

Electoral Ward/Division: Hoxton East & Shoreditch

Built-Up Area: Hackney

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Leonard with S Michael, Shoreditch

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:
HOXTON SQUARE
TQ 3382
(north side)
735-/35/10012 CHURCH OF ST MONICA
GV II

Mission church. 1865-6 by Edward Welby Pugin for the Augustinian Fathers, extended 1880. Stock brick with some stone dressings, slate roof supported on timber arcade. Eight-bay nave with aisles and western gallery, has timber arcade with bracing and chamfers, supporting trusses with cross braces; exposed rafters over rose-window clerestorey, leads to two-bay chancel with paired arcade and lancets. The west front a tight composition with Perpendicular west window over
central door - a taut composition between two massive buttresses and oversailed by narrow bellcote. East window with stained glass of 1924 by M E Aldrich Rope. Altar and reredos attributed to Edward Welby Pugin. Single-bay Lady chapel 1880 by John Young. Underneath the gallery a door gives access to the priory (q.v).
Included as part of a rare surviving composition of church, school and priory by an important architect who here produced a cheap building that nevertheless has considerable distinction.


Listing NGR: TQ3318082796

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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