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© Mr Andrew More

IoE Number: 199464
Location: CHURCH OF ST BRIDE, ST BRIDE'S AVENUE EC4
  CITY OF LONDON, CITY OF LONDON, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Mr Andrew More
Date Photographed: 27 September 2007
Date listed: 04 January 1950
Date of last amendment: 10 November 1977
Grade I

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FLEET STREET EC45002(South Side)Church of St Bride(Formerly listed as

FLEET STREET EC4 1. 5002 (South Side) Church of St Bride (Formerly listed as remains of Church of St Bride) TQ 3181 SE 8/169 4.1.50. I GV 2. 1670-84, by Wren. Aisled nave with clerestory, shallow chancel and west tower flanked by lobbies. Interior burnt in World War II and reconstructed in near facsimile. Exterior faced with Portland stone. Tall, round-arched windows with elaborated 3 light window at east end. Pair of pedimented doorways on north side with circular windows above. Entablature and parapet to roof. Elliptical windows to clerestory. Large tower and stone steeple of great distinction. Reconstructed interior has coupled Doric columns supporting arcade and plaster vault. Gallery omitted and design of east end altered. Domed lobby under tower. One of Wren's finest interiors, now obscured by modern joinery. No old fittings survive. 2 stone figures of charity children from former school stand at west end. Single storeyed vestries etc attached to south side by church. Footings of earlier churches and other buildings going back to Roman times have been uncovered in crypt.

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