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St Bartholomew, Westwood Hill

St Bartholomew, Westwood Hill, Sydenham, London SE26 6QR View on map

Brick church with tower built 1827 - 32 by Lewis Vulliamy with 1858 additions by Edwin Nash. Reredos by Henry Wilson and some stained glass by Clayton and Bell. Church features in 'The Avenue, Sydenham' painting by Pissarro (in National Gallery). Tower clock by Benjamin Lewis Vulliamy.


Opening Arrangements

Saturday 9:30am - 12:30pm and Sunday 11:30am - 12:30pm. At other times by prior arrangement (48 hours notice preferred) with Michael Kingston (tel: 0208 778 5290).


On A212 Westwood Hill at the junction with Lawrie Park Avenue. Rail: Sydenham (¼ mile) Bus: routes 122, 202, 450, 176, and 197.

Parking Spaces


Available close to the church.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes