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Latitude: 51.5189 / 51°31'7"N
Longitude: -0.0856 / 0°5'8"W
OS Eastings: 532922
OS Northings: 181731
OS Grid: TQ329817
Mapcode National: GBR S9.XP
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.G2LZ
Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of St Mary Moorfields
Listing Date: 4 February 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1265731
English Heritage Legacy ID: 423961
Location: City of London, London, EC2M
District: City and County of the City of London
Electoral Ward/Division: Bishopsgate
Built-Up Area: City of London
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London
Church of England Parish: St Leonard with S Michael, Shoreditch
Church of England Diocese: London
1. ELDON STREET EC2
Roman Catholic Church of
St Mary Moorfields
TQ 3281 36/202
1890-1902 by George Sherrin, replacing a church of 1817-20 by John Newman on the same
site and incorporating part of the east (ritual) end. Church is oriented north-south,
so ritual directions are given here.
Front of church set in plain office building of grey ashlar stonewaork. Elaborate
quasi-classical round-arched entrance in enriched entablature setting with Virgin
and Child in semi-circular pediment crowned by angels above. Scenes of Life of Virgin
In relief above ground floor windows. Interior has porch to 4-bay nave without windows.
Lights inserted in barreled roof. North aisle only, though south wall has matching
blank Tuscan arcade. North aisle east window the only one. Gallery at west with
side organ chambers. Apsidal sanctuary incorporates semi-circular Corinthian screen
from old church, with passage behind.
Listing NGR: TQ3292281731
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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