CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR AND STS JOHN BAPTIST AND EVANGELIST (ROMAN CATHOLIC)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1358499
Date first listed:
12-Mar-1973
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR AND STS JOHN BAPTIST AND EVANGELIST (ROMAN CATHOLIC), LEWISHAM HIGH STREET SE13

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR AND STS JOHN BAPTIST AND EVANGELIST (ROMAN CATHOLIC), LEWISHAM HIGH STREET SE13

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Lewisham (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 38289 75332

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 26/05/2016

TQ 3875 14/276

LEWISHAM HIGH STREET SE13 (East side) Church of St Saviour and Sts John Baptist and Evangelist (Roman Catholic)

II

2. 1909 by John Kelly. South aisle and integral presbytery added later. Red brick building in Italian style. 2-storey, 1-window front. Overhanging mutuled eaves forming open pediment. Niches, in centre and in wide side pilasters, hold figures of saints. Large round window beneath upper figure. 3 crosses in raised brick below this. Projecting ground floor has entrance with Ionic columns and open pediment. Mosaic in tympanum. Above this is inscribed JESUS GIVE THEM ETERNAL REST 1914 1918. 3 stone figures of crucifixion above pediment. The Calvary was erected as a war memorial and unveiled in 1919. Two stone plaques either side of the entrance list the names of the fallen men of the church. Flanking 2-light windows with baluster mullions. Inside an entrance lobby with arcaded screen. 5-bay nave with arcade on Tuscan columns. Apsidal East end with ambulatory. Barreled roof with round arches to clerestory windows. Richly lined in coloured marbles.

Listing NGR: TQ3828975332

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
203333
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Register, accessed 30 October 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/12271

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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