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Former Church of St George

A Grade II Listed Building in Peckham, Southwark

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Latitude: 51.4818 / 51°28'54"N

Longitude: -0.085 / 0°5'6"W

OS Eastings: 533069

OS Northings: 177607

OS Grid: TQ330776

Mapcode National: GBR TR.10

Mapcode Global: VHGR6.G0WW

Plus Code: 9C3XFWJ7+PX

Entry Name: Former Church of St George

Listing Date: 30 June 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386037

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471458

Location: Southwark, London, SE5

County: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Peckham

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Camberwell St George

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


636-1/10/848 (East side)
30/06/54 Former Church of St George


Commissioners' Church, now in residential use. 1822-24. By
Francis Bedford, architect; apse added by Basil Champneys,
1893. Stone. Classical style. Rectangular plan.
2 storeys with giant hexastyle portico to west, its
entablature with wreaths in frieze, cornice and pediment
supported by Greek Doric columns; openings behind on ground
and 1st floor blocked-up. Tower of 3 stages behind, with Doric
and Ionic orders. Side elevations of 2 storeys, 5 bays, the
smaller ground-floor windows blocked-up.
INTERIOR: formerly much embellished (1909), now lost (gutted
by fire).

Listing NGR: TQ3306977607

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

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