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Church of St John

A Grade II* Listed Building in South Norwood, London

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Latitude: 51.4115 / 51°24'41"N

Longitude: -0.0802 / 0°4'48"W

OS Eastings: 533609

OS Northings: 169805

OS Grid: TQ336698

Mapcode National: GBR HN.VV3

Mapcode Global: VHGRD.KSG9

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 29 October 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079275

English Heritage Legacy ID: 201259

Location: Croydon, London, SE19

County: London

District: Croydon

Electoral Ward/Division: South Norwood

Built-Up Area: Croydon

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Upper Norwood St John

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

TQ 36 NW 2/5

Upper Norwood
Church of St John


1878-87, by J Pearson. Early English style. Red brick, with stone dressings. Tall west front with grouped lancets, flanked by square turrets with pyramidal stone roofs. Lean to round-arch narthex, 4-bay nave with double aisles, transepts, straight-ended chancel and south chapel Stock brick interior, with a brick and stone vaulted roof, tall clerestory with wall-passage and west gallery. Stone rood screen and reredos with many statues. South transept was intended to carry a tower which was never built. Restored after bomb damage by Carol and Partners, 1946-51.

Listing NGR: TQ3360969805

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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