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Roman Catholic Church of St Mary Moorfields

A Grade II Listed Building in City of London, London

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265731

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423961

Location: City of London, London, EC2M

County: London

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

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Listing Text

1. ELDON STREET EC2
5013
(North Side)
-----------------
Roman Catholic Church of
St Mary Moorfields
TQ 3281 36/202
II

2.
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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