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CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

List entry Number: 1253000

Location

CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, VANCOUVER ROAD

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Lewisham

District Type: London Borough

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Sep-1991

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436120

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List entry Description

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Details

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CATFORD VANCOUVER ROAD TQ 3672 CHURCH OF ST GEORGE 31/225 GV II

Church. 1878-80 by William C. Banks built at the expense of George Parker of Lewisham house. Aisled nave and chancel terminating in a polygonal apse. Low apsidal baptistery set between entrance porches at the west end and a prominent north tower raised in height in 1887 to a modified design. South east vestry. Built of Kentish ragstone rubble with slate roof. 5 bay nave with clerestory having double trefoils with quatrefoil design below and traceried windows below. West end has central base window with baptistery jutting out between 2 gabled porches. Impressive north east tower in 4 stages with octagonal turret, buttresses and quatrefoil ornament to parapet. Bell state has double trefoiliated louvred apertures and lancets below, except for traceried window to 1st stage. Apsidal ended chancel with arched windows and buttresses. Gabled vestry to south east. Interior has wooden roof replaced after a fire in 1976. Nave capitals have fine naturalistic carving and the circular font and pulpit are good examples of their kind. West rose window has fine stained glass by Henry Holiday of 1900, Christ, cherubim and seraphim in vivid reds, blues and golds. Other windows and wall decoration by P. Bacon and R. Corbould of Hemming & Co.

Listing NGR: TQ3672072953

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National Grid Reference: TQ3672072953

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