CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE DIVINE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1357964
Date first listed:
19-Oct-1951
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE DIVINE, VASSALL ROAD SW9

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE DIVINE, VASSALL ROAD SW9

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Lambeth (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 31617 77099

Details

VASSALL ROAD SW9 1. (south side) 5023 Church of St John the Divine TQ 3177 8/992 19.10.51

I

2. 1870-74 by G E Street. Tower and spire by A E Street 1888-9. Post-war repairs by Goodhart-Rendel and Lowes Curtis. Nave and aisles with no clerestory, roofs separated only by cornice moulding. Slightly lower chancel with apsidal end and narrow aisles. North transept gable rises above aisle roof. Small bellcote at crossing. Tall west tower has stone broach spire with lucarnes at 3 levels. Red brick, with stone dressings and tiled roofs, in early C14 style with traceried windows. South porch and west doorway have fine ironwork to doors. Inside, a great feeling of light and space is produced by very high chancel, arcade and tower arches. Barreled roof with vaulting ribs to nave. Tower and chancel have stone rib vaults with brick panels. Interior also of red brick with stone structural features. Bowed baptistery projection from south aisle with fine, curved iron screen. Good screens also to chancel and Lady Chapel. Reredos by G F Bodley, 1890-2.

Listing NGR: TQ3161777099

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
204730
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 17 Jul 2000
Reference: IOE01/02559/28
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