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Calvary Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Lambeth, London

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Latitude: 51.4816 / 51°28'53"N

Longitude: -0.1197 / 0°7'11"W

OS Eastings: 530661

OS Northings: 177521

OS Grid: TQ306775

Mapcode National: GBR KR.82

Mapcode Global: VHGR5.W122

Entry Name: Calvary Church

Listing Date: 20 January 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031564

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469027

Location: Lambeth, London, SW8

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Oval

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: South Lambeth St Anne and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


963/7/10042 Calvary Church (Nos. 100-102)


Calvary Church, formerly Methodist Church an Sunday School. 1900-1901, architects George and Reginald Baines. Perpendicular style in red brick with stone dressings and slate roof Church has five bay nave, lower chancel, transepts, south west tower and splayed west porch. South west tower of three stages with crenellated battlements with gargoyles, traceried windows and wooden shutters to bellcote and horizontal bands. Lowest stage has lancet and arched entrance set in comer. West end has massive traceried window with trefoi1s and pinnacles. West porch is splayed at the corners and has two arched entrances flanked by buttresses. Cinquefoil-headed lights to nave divided by buttresses and transepts have two large traceried windows with roundel with quatrefoil above. Southeast gable with circular window and north east projection to chancel with a lancet window, crenellated parapet and pyramidal roof with finial. Attached to north west is former Sunday School in matching stlyle and materials. Two storeys with gable on right hand side with traceried window and elaborate ogee-arched doorcase flanked by sidelights and projecting gable to left with triple trefoil window on first floor and four-light bay on ground floor. Church has ceiling of arch-braced type on stone corbels with ornamental square grilles, west gallery with trefoil design, elaborate carved wooden reredos with cinquefoil motifs, large fretted stone pulpit, curved wood and metal altar rails, original wooden pews and stained glass to windows and doors with unusual sunflower motifs. Former Sunday School has similar arch-braced roof: stained glass with tulip or lily design and scrolled metalwork balcony. Staircase has iron stick balusters and elaborate column newel. First floor room has original cast iron fireplace with four thin pilasters and panels of floral designs.
[See BOE London 2: South p340.Survey of London Vol XXVI p41.]

Listing NGR: TQ3066177521

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