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© Mrs Mary Winch LRPS

IoE Number: 199435
Photographer: Mrs Mary Winch LRPS
Date Photographed: 03 September 2000
Date listed: 04 January 1950
Date of last amendment: 04 January 1950
Grade I

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EASTCHEAP EC31.5002(North Side)Church of St Margaret PattensTQ 3380 NW 17/4594.1.50.

EASTCHEAP EC3 1.5002 (North Side) Church of St Margaret Pattens TQ 3380 NW 17/459 4.1.50. I GV 2. 1684 to 89, by Wren. Rectangular body with north aisle stopped by north-west tower. Shallow projection to sanctuary. Exterior, now painted, appears to be largely of stone. Round arch windows with circular openings to clerestory. Cornice and parapet hiding roof. South elevation, partly obscured by Nos 43 and 45 Eastcheap, has doorway at west end with segmental pediment. Pedimented west elevation has pilastered and corniced central door with large, round-arched window above topped by carved decoration. Smaller, arched and circular windows either side, continued by lowest stage of tower, which has 3 further stages with circular windows and simple, rectangular belfry openings. Crowning cornice topped by balustrade with obelisks to corner dies. Octagonal lead covered spire with small dormers and weather vane. North elevation with addition. Pediment to east with cornice and blocking to lower, sanctuary projection. Simple north-east vestry with hipped, slated roof. Old rainwater heads. Interior has order of Corinthian pilasters, with columns to aisle, supporting ceiling cove accommodating clerestory windows. Enriched surround to flat central area. Gallery (now enclosed) to aisle and another on Ionic columns supporting organ at west end, the space beneath with glazed enclosure, probably late C18. Good reredos, pulpit, high pews (canopied at west end) doorcases, wainscot, stair to north gallery, royal arms, font, sword-rest etc. Wall monument by Rysbrack.

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