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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385599
English Heritage Legacy ID: 471003
Location: Southwark, London, SE24
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
TQ3274 HERNE HILL
636-1/14/424 (East side)
30/06/54 Church of St Paul
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
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