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Latitude: 51.4601 / 51°27'36"N
Longitude: -0.0108 / 0°0'38"W
OS Eastings: 538289
OS Northings: 175332
OS Grid: TQ382753
Mapcode National: GBR L2.MYF
Mapcode Global: VHGR7.RKNK
Entry Name: Church of St Saviour and Sts John Baptist and Evangelist (Roman Catholic)
Listing Date: 12 March 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1358499
English Heritage Legacy ID: 203333
Location: Lewisham, London, SE13
Electoral Ward/Division: Lewisham Central
Built-Up Area: Lewisham
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Lewisham St Stephen with St Mark
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 26/05/2016
TQ 3875 14/276
LEWISHAM HIGH STREET SE13 (East side)
Church of St Saviour and Sts John Baptist and Evangelist (Roman Catholic)
1909 by John Kelly. South aisle and integral presbytery added later. Red brick building in Italian style. 2-storey, 1-window front. Overhanging mutuled eaves forming open pediment. Niches, in centre and in wide side pilasters, hold figures of saints. Large round window beneath upper figure. 3 crosses in raised brick below this. Projecting ground floor has entrance with Ionic columns and open pediment. Mosaic in tympanum. Above this is inscribed JESUS GIVE THEM ETERNAL REST 1914 1918. 3 stone figures of crucifixion above pediment. The Calvary was erected as a war memorial and unveiled in 1919. Two stone plaques either side of the entrance list the names of the fallen men of the church. Flanking 2-light windows with baluster mullions. Inside an entrance lobby with arcaded screen. 5-bay nave with arcade on Tuscan columns. Apsidal East end with ambulatory. Barreled roof with round arches to clerestory windows. Richly lined in coloured marbles.
Listing NGR: TQ3828975332
This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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