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IoE Number: 209332
Location: CHRIST CHURCH, COSWAY STREET NW1 (west side)
Photographer: Mr Anthony Rau
Date Photographed: 30 May 2006
Date listed: 10 September 1954
Date of last amendment: 10 September 1954
Grade II*

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TQ 2781 NWCITY OF WESTMINSTERCOSWAY STREET, NW142/1(west side)10.9.54Christ Church

TQ 2781 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER COSWAY STREET, NW1 42/1 (west side) 10.9.54 Christ Church II* Church. 1824-5 by Philip Hardwick. Additions/alterations of 1887 by Sir A W Blomfield. Brick nave with ashlar dressings, ashlar portico and tower. Classical style. Reversed orientation. Nave and chancel of 8 bays with single bay projection. Portico to east surmounted by tower. Ionic tetrastyle portico with pediment and balustraded parapet flanked by pedimented windows. Paired Ionic columns to portico returns. 3-stage tower with square Ionic peristyle with cylindrical core rising into octagonal cupola with volutes. To body of church round-headed windows in architraves with continuous sill band. Balustraded parapet. Oculus to gable of single-bay projection. Interior 8-bay Corinthian arcade, clerestory windows above entablature cut into the low arched ceiling with ribs and oval panels. Galleries. Corinthian pilasters to east wall. Church redundant at time of resurvey. Interior not inspected. B F L Clarke Parish Churches of London, p.128.

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