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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: 1385599



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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Southwark

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-Jun-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 471003

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TQ3274 HERNE HILL 636-1/14/424 (East side) 30/06/54 Church of St Paul


Church. 1858. By Street. Coursed rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings; pitched slate roof. A rebuilding by Street of a church of 1843-4, damaged by fire, by G Alexander, built by Holland and Hannen. STYLE: Early English. PLAN: long 5-bay nave and western Perpendicular tower part of original church; side aisles with lean-to roofs. Slightly lower chancel as east extension of nave, with extensions to north as vestry, to south as organ chamber. EXTERIOR: tower with stepped corner buttresses has entrance beneath tall traceried window, with twin bell openings above. Spire with flying corner buttresses and pinnacles. Large Decorated stained-glass east window and ground-floor windows with plate tracery; pairs of round windows with quatrefoils to clerestory. Entrance porch in north aisle, 2nd bay from west. INTERIOR: has nave columns with carved crocket capitals; clerestory with trefoil arcading on short marble capitals. Timber arched brace roof to nave. Carved rood screen of 1921; marble and alabaster reredos with carved heads in chancel. Carving by Earp, stained glass (mostly lost in War, some surviving in west windows of aisles) by Hardman. Carved rood screen of 1921.

Listing NGR: TQ3216074583

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32160 74583


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