© Mr Nicholas Bridges
REMAINS OF CHURCH OF ST VEDAST, FOSTER LANE EC2 (east side)
CITY OF LONDON, CITY OF LONDON, GREATER LONDON
Mr Nicholas Bridges
30 October 2004
04 January 1950
Date of last amendment:
10 November 1977
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FOSTER LANE EC2
Church of St Vedast
(Formerly listed as remains
of Church of St Vedast)
TQ 3281 SW 9/216 4.1.50.
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.