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Church of St Stephen

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4322 / 51°25'56"N

Longitude: -0.0786 / 0°4'42"W

OS Eastings: 533662

OS Northings: 172110

OS Grid: TQ336721

Mapcode National: GBR HM.GW1

Mapcode Global: VHGRD.L89D

Entry Name: Church of St Stephen

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385417

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470814

Location: Southwark, London, SE21

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: College

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: South Dulwich St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3372 COLLEGE ROAD
636-1/16/230 (West side)
27/09/72 Church of St Stephen

II

Church. 1867-75. By Banks and Barry. Ragstone with ashlar
dressings; slate roof. Early English style
PLAN: rectangular plan with apsidal chancel facing south-east,
narrower and lower than nave. Aisles with lean-to roof; tower
to north-east elevation, 2nd bay from (liturgical) west end.
To (liturgical) north-east and south-east, gabled porch and
1-storey extension respectively.
EXTERIOR: Perpendicular tower of 4 stages with corner
buttresses has blank, 3-arched arcade above moulded
round-arched entrance. Single lancet on each face of 3rd
stage; large louvred bell opening with moulded surround to
each face of 4th stage. Broach spire. Large traceried
(liturgical) west window. Groups of 3 lancets with trefoil
tracery between stepped buttresses to aisles; gabled
clerestory.
INTERIOR: painting of the trial and stoning of St Stephen by
Sir E Poynter, 1872. Stained-glass windows by Kempe and (to
west end) by M Forsyth, 1952.

Listing NGR: TQ3366272110

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

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