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Church of St Barnabas

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shacklewell, Hackney

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Latitude: 51.5529 / 51°33'10"N

Longitude: -0.0715 / 0°4'17"W

OS Eastings: 533803

OS Northings: 185537

OS Grid: TQ338855

Mapcode National: GBR HC.YF9

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.Q72D

Plus Code: 9C3XHW3H+4C

Entry Name: Church of St Barnabas

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265135

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425971

Location: Shacklewell, Hackney, London, E8

County: Hackney

Electoral Ward/Division: Shacklewell

Built-Up Area: Hackney

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul West Hackney

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 03/10/2012

TQ 3383 18/544

(East side)
Church of Saint Barnabas


Mission church, 1910-11 by Professor Sir Charles Reilly,
decorated by him in 1935-6. Stock brick, with concrete vaults
on expanded steel reinforcement covered in asphalt. Wide
three-bay nave with narrow passage aisles, baptistery in
arched recess at (liturgical) west end. Screen divides nave
from chancel, which otherwise is continuous and has narrow
transepts. Apse with three-bay ambulatory. South transept
houses organ loft with open timber balustrade; behind this a
projecting choir vestry.

All windows are square leaded lights. Screen, with elaborate
iron gates presented in 1915, completed as Reilly intended in
1935-6 and figures added to the design of Tyson Smith in
memory of the Denby family. Timber altar rails to raised
altar, choir stalls and sanctuary chairs by Reilly, font. Side
altar with marble surround.

Listing NGR: TQ3380385537

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

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