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Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and Presbytery

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5499 / 51°32'59"N

Longitude: -0.1151 / 0°6'54"W

OS Eastings: 530787

OS Northings: 185132

OS Grid: TQ307851

Mapcode National: GBR FQ.5MY

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.Y9JN

Entry Name: Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and Presbytery

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195584

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368873

Location: Islington, London, N7

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Holloway

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Magdelene and St David Holloway

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/36/1018 Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and


Church and presbytery. 1869-70. Founded by Canon Cornelius
Keens, designed by F.H. Pownall. Yellow stock brick with white
and black brick banding, some stone dressing. Slate roofs.
Early English style. High gabled west front with low north
aisle abuts large square tower. Linked to presbytery through
archway with 4/4 sashes over. Stair turret with steep roof.
Narrow gabled wing three storeys plus basement,
two-window-range of 4/4 sashes. Church interior faced with red
brick and black banding, stone dressings including carved
stiff leaf capitals to nave arcades by sarmer and Brindley.
Tall nave with clerestory and hammerbeam roof Stations of the
cross, painted carved oak in high relief by Anton Drape, 1909.
Sanctuary with green and white marble altar, side altars and
gallery remodelled 1960-1 by A.H. Archard.
(RCHM: Islington Chapels: 1992-).

Listing NGR: TQ3078785132

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