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Church of St Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4548 / 51°27'17"N

Longitude: -0.0993 / 0°5'57"W

OS Eastings: 532160

OS Northings: 174583

OS Grid: TQ321745

Mapcode National: GBR GR.3N6

Mapcode Global: VHGR6.7PCL

Entry Name: Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 30 June 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471003

Location: Southwark, London, SE24

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Village

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Herne Hill

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3274 HERNE HILL
636-1/14/424 (East side)
30/06/54 Church of St Paul

GV II*

Church. 1858. By Street. Coursed rubble with ashlar quoins and
dressings; pitched slate roof. A rebuilding by Street of a
church of 1843-4, damaged by fire, by G Alexander, built by
Holland and Hannen.
STYLE: Early English.
PLAN: long 5-bay nave and western Perpendicular tower part of
original church; side aisles with lean-to roofs. Slightly
lower chancel as east extension of nave, with extensions to
north as vestry, to south as organ chamber.
EXTERIOR: tower with stepped corner buttresses has entrance
beneath tall traceried window, with twin bell openings above.
Spire with flying corner buttresses and pinnacles. Large
Decorated stained-glass east window and ground-floor windows
with plate tracery; pairs of round windows with quatrefoils to
clerestory. Entrance porch in north aisle, 2nd bay from west.
INTERIOR: has nave columns with carved crocket capitals;
clerestory with trefoil arcading on short marble capitals.
Timber arched brace roof to nave. Carved rood screen of 1921;
marble and alabaster reredos with carved heads in chancel.
Carving by Earp, stained glass (mostly lost in War, some
surviving in west windows of aisles) by Hardman. Carved rood
screen of 1921.

Listing NGR: TQ3216074583

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

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