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© Mr Alan Simpson LRPS

IoE Number: 199509
Location: CHURCH OF ST OLAVE, SEETHING LANE EC3 (west side)
  CITY OF LONDON, CITY OF LONDON, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Mr Alan Simpson LRPS
Date Photographed: 05 May 2002
Date listed: 04 January 1950
Date of last amendment: 04 January 1950
Grade I

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HART STREET EC35002(South Side)Church of St Olave(Formerly listed as remains

HART STREET EC3 1. 5002 (South Side) Church of St Olave (Formerly listed as remains of Church of St Olave) TQ 3380 NW 17/483 4.1.50. I 2. C15 incorporating crypt and other work of late C13. Timber roof destroyed in World War II and renewed. Nearly square body with north and south aisles of 3 bays. Clerestory. Westward extension of nave and south-west tower. C19 (?) south porch and south-east vestry added in 1661. Exterior of squared rubble, much repaired. Shaped coping to parapets. Clerestory, north aisle etc now of Portland stone. Tower has octagonal turret to south-west and upper stage of yellow brick dating from 1731 to 32 by J Widdows (?) Round-arched windows with circular openings above. Stone cornice with parapet. Octagonal timber lantern with domed copper roof. Bracketed clock to east. Interior has unplastered rubble walls. Fittings include late C17 pulpit, communion rails,sword rests etc. Mid C18 communion table. Modern west gallery and organ. Good monuments. Vestry of brick, now cemented, with slated roof and south gable. Interior retains original panelling and plaster ceiling.

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