Church Of The Ascension

Date:
29 Jul 2000
Location:
Church Of The Ascension, Lavender Hill Sw11, Battersea, Wandsworth, Greater London, SW11 5LL
Reference:
IOE01/00032/10
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LAVENDER HILL SW11 1.

5033 Church of the Ascension TQ 2875 10/3 28.6.54 II* 2.

1876 to 1883. Designed by James Brooks. Finished 1883 by J T Micklethwaite.

Gothic style.

Tall nave and chancel with a round apse under one long slate roof; and low aisle carried round the east end. Chapel to north and vestries at north-east, built on slope of the hill. Red brick with stone dressings.

The tower was never built. Interior of fair-faced red brick. Simple stone piers support brick arcades. Clerestory of lancets above. Wooden barrel vault with wooden ties.

Screen 1914.

Rood and loft George Wallace 1910.

The glass by Kempe and Tower.

Listing NGR: TQ2809675666

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Strevens_Christopher IOE Records for Strevens, Christopher; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Christopher Strevens. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Strevens, Christopher

Rights Holder: Strevens, Christopher

Keywords

Brick, Slate, Stone, Victorian Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship