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Church of St Alban

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornton Heath, London

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Latitude: 51.398 / 51°23'52"N

Longitude: -0.0927 / 0°5'33"W

OS Eastings: 532777

OS Northings: 168277

OS Grid: TQ327682

Mapcode National: GBR GV.R9C

Mapcode Global: VHGRL.B4T4

Plus Code: 9C3X9WX4+5W

Entry Name: Church of St Alban

Listing Date: 29 November 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079288

English Heritage Legacy ID: 201208

ID on this website: 101079288

Location: Croydon, London, SE25

County: London

District: Croydon

Electoral Ward/Division: Thornton Heath

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Croydon

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: South Norwood St Alban

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Church of St Alban
TQ 36 NW 2/9 29.11.76


1889, by Bucknall and Comper; chancel and vestries under added by Comper in 1894.
Perpendicular style. Red brick with stone dressings and tile roof coverings. Nave
of 6 bays with north and south aisles; arcades of moulded equilateral arches dying
into square piers. Two pointed arches in west wall opening into narthex. Chancel
of 3 wider bays with ambulatory and south chapel. Three storeys. Hammer-beam roof-
stained glass in east window by Comper, whose first church this is.

Listing NGR: TQ3277768277

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