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Church of St Augustine

A Grade II* Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4893 / 51°29'21"N

Longitude: -0.0636 / 0°3'49"W

OS Eastings: 534535

OS Northings: 178487

OS Grid: TQ345784

Mapcode National: GBR YN.V8

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.VT7N

Entry Name: Church of St Augustine

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385687

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471091

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: South Bermondsey

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Bermondsey St Anne and St Augustine

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3478SE LYNTON ROAD
636-1/29/510 (South side)
27/09/72 Church of St Augustine

GV II*

Church. 1875-1878, west end 1882-3. By Henry Jarvis and Son,
architects; vestries added 1907 by Hesketh & Stokes.
MATERIALS: red brick with stone dressings and pitched slate
roof.
STYLE: Early English.
PLAN: Lofty 5-bay nave with clerestory, aisles and
straight-ended ambulatory to 3-bay chancel; concrete vaulted
undercroft. North extension of 1 bay at crossing and gabled
porch to west end of north aisle.
EXTERIOR: east tower designed but never built. Large west
window with tiers of lancets, rose window in gable; entrances
to centre and right below. Ground-floor windows double lancets
with 5-light grouped lancets inside. Plate-traceried
clerestory windows with groups of 3 lancets, 2-light openings
inside.
INTERIOR: has richly moulded arches to nave on figure-8 shaped
sandstone piers with carved leaf capitals, clerestory windows
behind arcade above string course. Slightly higher vaulted
chancel with stone ribs and brick panels. North organ chamber
and south chapel.
Church established in poor area by Richard Foster.

Listing NGR: TQ3453578487

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

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