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© Mr Bob Manekshaw LRPS

IoE Number: 199558
Location: CHURCH OF ST MARY WOOLNOTH, LOMBARD STREET EC3 (south side)
  CITY OF LONDON, CITY OF LONDON, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Mr Bob Manekshaw LRPS
Date Photographed: 01 October 2000
Date listed: 04 January 1950
Date of last amendment: 04 January 1950
Grade I

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KING WILLIAM STREET EC45002(East Side)Church of St Mary WoolnothTQ 3281 SE 10/3004.1.50.

KING WILLIAM STREET EC4 1. 5002 (East Side) Church of St Mary Woolnoth TQ 3281 SE 10/300 4.1.50. I 2. 1716 to 1727, by Hawksmoor. Square body with raised centre supported at each corner by 3 Corinthian columns and lit by large lunette windows at clerestory level. Arched windows to south. Broad, shallow tower to west with arched entrance through rusticated lower stage. High pedestal above, supporting order of engaged Corinthian columns. Above again a pair of square lanterns connected and topped by balustrades. At each side of tower are modern entries to Underground Railway. North elevation with 3 elaborate baroque niches above blind openings. Big, bracketed cornice topped by section of balustrade stopped by carved consoles. South elevation, obscured by single storeyed building in front, has partly blind arcade to upper part and simple cornice and parapet to clerestory. Interior has rich decoration in plaster and carved wood. Shallow, arched sanctuary contains elaborate canopy supported on twisted columns. Decorative iron altar rails. Carved fronts and supports of galleries, formerly on 3 sides of church, now fixed against walls. West gallery survives with good organ case. Very fine pulpit and tester etc.

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