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© Mr Nicholas Bridges

IoE Number: 199477
Location: REMAINS OF CHURCH OF ST VEDAST, FOSTER LANE EC2 (east side)
  CITY OF LONDON, CITY OF LONDON, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Mr Nicholas Bridges
Date Photographed: 30 October 2004
Date listed: 04 January 1950
Date of last amendment: 10 November 1977
Grade I

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FOSTER LANE EC25002(East Side)Church of St Vedast(Formerly listed as remains

FOSTER LANE EC2 1. 5002 (East Side) Church of St Vedast (Formerly listed as remains of Church of St Vedast) TQ 3281 SW 9/216 4.1.50. I 2. 1670-73 by Wren. Tower 1697. Interior burnt in World War II and rebuilt in near facsimile. Rectangular body with south aisle and clerestory. Integral south-west tower. Plain west front of Portland stone with central doorway, 2 arched windows above and central opening with mullions and transoms. Parapet to roof which is repeated on south side where main wallings is of rubble or red brick. East elevation rendered, with 3 arched windows and circular opening in central attic. Portland stone tower with arched and circular openings and particularly fine stone steeple. Interior has coved ceiling west gallery and south arcade now partly obscured by new fittings. Pulpit, font and cover of apparently late C17 date.

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