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Church of Our Lady of Seven Dolours

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Latitude: 51.4798 / 51°28'47"N

Longitude: -0.0662 / 0°3'58"W

OS Eastings: 534384

OS Northings: 177425

OS Grid: TQ343774

Mapcode National: GBR YR.8P

Mapcode Global: VHGR6.S2WD

Entry Name: Church of Our Lady of Seven Dolours

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376588

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470593

Location: Southwark, London, SE15

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Livesey

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Camberwell Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3477SW BIRD IN BUSH ROAD
636-1/39/63 (North side)
27/09/72 Church of Our Lady of Seven Dolours

II

Roman Catholic (Franciscan) church. 1864-66. Edward Welby Pugin.
MATERIALS: stock brick with black brick and stone banding and
other dressings; pitched slate roof above brick eaves cornice.
PLAN: Gothic.
EXTERIOR: tall nave and buttressed aisles. South west
hipped-roofed entrance extension with mosaic in tympanum,
possibly later build. North aisle has 1-storey extension
eastwards with row of lancets. Small gabled extensions with
rose windows to roof, at point where crossing might be. Gabled
east end has large rose window above row of narrow lancets
flanked by twin buttresses. Side aisles have smaller rose
windows in similar style at east ends and narrow lancet aisle
windows with continuous stone band at spring. Quatrefoil
chancel clerestory windows.
Friary in similar style attached to north.
INTERIOR: plain, whitewashed; 5-bay nave arcade of narrow
pointed arches. Chancel panelled in various coloured marbles.
Arch braced panelled ceiling.

Listing NGR: TQ3438477425

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

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