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© Mr Adam Watson

IoE Number: 199501
Location: CHURCH OF ST ANNE AND ST AGNES, NOBLE STREET EC2
  CITY OF LONDON, CITY OF LONDON, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Mr Adam Watson
Date Photographed: 22 October 2005
Date listed: 04 January 1950
Date of last amendment: 04 January 1950
Grade I

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GRESHAM STREET EC25002(North Side)Church of St Anneand St Agnes

GRESHAM STREET EC2 1. 5002 (North Side) Church of St Anne and St Agnes TQ 3281 SW 9/222 4.1.50. I 2. 1676 to 87 by Wren, incorporating lower part of mediaeval tower. Extensively reconstructed after World War II. Square body arranged internally as Greek cross. West tower with vestry to north and lobby to south. Exterior of red brick with finely rubbed quoins and voussoirs etc. Timber eaves-cornice and hipped, slated roofs. 3 round-arched windows to each face the larger, central 1 rising into pedimented attic flanked by upswept parapet walls. Painted doorway at west end of south side with mask keystone to arch and rusticated pilasters supporting cornice. North elevation, tower and flanking outbuildings stuccoed. Tower plain with stone bands and parapet. Small, simple timber cupola with domed, lead covered roof and weather vane. Interior has cross barrel vault supported on 4 Corinthian columns of timber on high pedestals. Arms of vault and flat ceiled corner compartments enriched, with circular panels to latter. High wainscot to walls and pedestals of columns, largely renewed. Fine reredos, pulpit (with modern base and stair), internal porch with figure of angel standing in broken pediment, Royal arms etc. Modern marble font with old carved cover. Pair of paintings of Moses and Aaron. 2 busts on sill of central south window,

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