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Old Tower of Former Church of St Augustine

A Grade I Listed Building in Hackney, London

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Latitude: 51.5478 / 51°32'52"N

Longitude: -0.0545 / 0°3'16"W

OS Eastings: 534993

OS Northings: 185008

OS Grid: TQ349850

Mapcode National: GBR J7.2YG

Mapcode Global: VHGQV.0CJ9

Entry Name: Old Tower of Former Church of St Augustine

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424425

Location: Hackney, London, E8

County: London

District: Hackney

Electoral Ward/Division: Hackney Central

Built-Up Area: Hackney

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John at Hackney

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

MARE STREET E8
1.
5013 (East Side)
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Old tower of former
Church of St Augustine
TQ 3435 19/368 24.4.51.
I

2.
Tall tower of 4 stages in Kentish ragstone with diagonal buttresses and high plinth.
Canon Clarke gives an early C16 date, but the body of the tower may be older.
On east side a doorway with 4-centred arch, hollow-chamfered, with nook shafts.
Restored traceried bell openings; and lower window with late Perpendicular tracery.


Listing NGR: TQ3499385007

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

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