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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1238911



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1970

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 416606

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TQ 2682 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER MAIDA AVENUE, N2 31/47 (south-east side)

5.2.70 Catholic Apostolic Church and Church House


Church and adjoining caretaker's house. 1891-3 by J.L. Pearson. Red brick with ashlar dressings and tiled roofs. 4-bay aisled nave with further narrow bay and projecting centrally-placed apsidal baptistery to west. Crossing and transepts, 2 bay chancel and apse with ambulatory and north and south chapels, that to the south with narrow aisles and apse. Detached tower (raised to 2 storeys only) adjoins south-west angle of nave. Caretaker's house to north. Victorian Gothic style. Church, west front: deep arched recess rising to nave vault level contains 2 4-light windows with Geometrical tracery with plate tracery roundel above. Flanked by the projecting side walls of the nave which rise to octagonal turrets with spirelets. Decorative arcading to gable end and canopied niches to flanking walls. The apsidal baptistery with lancet windows projects from the centre of the recess below a gallery. Entrances to west end of each aisle are contained in triple-arcaded porches. Nave: bays divided by pilaster buttresses. 2-light windows with quatrefoils in plate tracery above (lancets to narrow bays) under continuous dripmould. Corbel table. To south transept end a 6-light window with wheel window and cinquefoil above. Sunk quatrefoils in spandrels. 4-light window with Y-tracery and roundels to gable end. Chancel: Lancet windows under continuous dripmould, pilaster buttresses. Chapels to north and south separately roofed. Church house: 2 storeys and attic, gable to street. Flanking buttresses. Mullion and transom windows with arched lights and dripmoulds. 2-light pointed window to gable. Church interior: 2-storey elevation with elaborately moulded arches on clustered columns with moulded capitals. Quadripartite vaults on triple shafts which rise from floor. Deeply splayed clerestory. South chapel has slender clustered columns on waterholding bases with moulded capitals.

Listing NGR: TQ2644382028

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National Grid Reference: TQ 26452 82020


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