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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in St Pancras and Somers Town, London

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Latitude: 51.5313 / 51°31'52"N

Longitude: -0.1347 / 0°8'5"W

OS Eastings: 529478

OS Northings: 183031

OS Grid: TQ294830

Mapcode National: GBR F5.X7

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.MR4Y

Plus Code: 9C3XGVJ8+G4

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 10 June 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477270

Also known as: St Mary's Church, Somers Town

ID on this website: 101342049

Location: Somers Town, Camden, London, NW1

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: St Pancras and Somers Town

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Pancras Old Church

Church of England Diocese: London

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798-1/83/427 (East side)
10/06/54 Church of St Mary the Virgin


Church. 1824-7. By H and HW Inwood. Built by IT Seabrook. Apse
added 1888 by Ewan Christian, who also removed side galleries.
West gallery removed and interior decorated 1890. Grey brick
with stone dressings. 7 bays with aisles in thin Gothic style.
Symmetrical west front with central buttressed tower having
pinnacles at angles and Y-tracery louvred belfry opening;
pointed arch main entrance. Tower flanked by 2 bays, outer
bays having pointed arch entrances the same dimensions as the
main entrance flanked by buttress terminating in pinnacles
above the cornice and parapet. String course at window height
continuing around the building. North facade with pointed
2-light geometrical tracery windows (narthex window with
Y-tracery), flanked by buttresses terminating at the cornice
above which a parapet. INTERIOR: with vaulted roof on
cast-iron clustered columns.
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood,
Parish of St Pancras IV: London: -1952).

Listing NGR: TQ2947883031

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