© Mr Adam Watson
CHURCH OF ST ANNE AND ST AGNES, NOBLE STREET EC2
CITY OF LONDON, CITY OF LONDON, GREATER LONDON
Mr Adam Watson
22 October 2005
04 January 1950
Date of last amendment:
04 January 1950
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GRESHAM STREET EC2
Church of St Anne
and St Agnes
TQ 3281 SW 9/222 4.1.50.
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