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Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Lambeth, London

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Latitude: 51.4674 / 51°28'2"N

Longitude: -0.129 / 0°7'44"W

OS Eastings: 530059

OS Northings: 175926

OS Grid: TQ300759

Mapcode National: GBR HX.65

Mapcode Global: VHGR5.QC5Y

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080479

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204171

Location: Lambeth, London, SW9

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Larkhall

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Clapham Christ Church with St John

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

1. (west side)

Church of St John the
TQ 3075 17/282 14.7.55


1842 by C C Nelson. Rectangular classical church of one tall storey with hexastyle
Ionic portico and pediment over entablature, both enriched with egg and dart
moulding. Three entrances, the central very tall in moulded architrave with
paterae border and console bracketed cornice. Entablature continues around
5-window returns with cill band and stone plinth, greyish brick walls. Three
plain windows in eared, moulded architraves at east end, and vestry extension.
Undercroft below chancel. This church was associated with the evangelical "Clapham
Sect" of which William Wilberforce was the most famous member.

Listing NGR: TQ3005975926

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

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