Church of St Mary Magdalene, Rowington Close, Paddington W2 - Westminster, City of

Built 1878 by GE Street, with crypt chapel of St Sepulchre by Sir Ninian Comper 1895. High Victorian church with complete internal decorative scheme. Roof repairs were completed with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Historic England in 2008, and further funding saw the replacement of electrics and drainage repairs in 2012. The church is undergoing major external fabric repairs with cleaning and new lighting to the interior, grant-aided by the Heritage Lottery Fund, due to complete 2018. The St Sepulchre Chapel is undergoing environmental monitoring prior to any conservation works.

Church of St Mary Magdalene, Rowington Close, Paddington W2 - Westminster, City of
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1235288
  • Local Planning Authority: Westminster, City of
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

  • Building Name: Church of St Mary Magdalene
  • Street Name: Rowington Close
  • Postcode: W2
  • Locality: Paddington
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Westminster, City of
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Westminster North
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA

Contact Details

Tracey Craig 020 7973 3756

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England