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Church of St Ignatius, Stamford Hill, Haringey

Description: Church of St Ignatius, Stamford Hill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 May 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 201389

OS Grid Reference: TQ3359588197
OS Grid Coordinates: 533595, 188197
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5768, -0.0735

Location: 5 B152, Tottenham, Greater London N15 6NH

Locality: Haringey
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: N15 6NH

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Listing Text

4415 HIGH ROAD N17
(West Side)
South Tottenham
Church of St Ignatius,
Stamford Hill.
TQ 3388 36/108


1894-1902 by Fr Benedict Williamson. Cruciform church with twin west towers,
on very large scale. Red brick with white stone dressings, tiled roof with stone
corbelled cornice. Flying buttresses over aisle roofs. Triple west portal with
reliefs in tympana, Christ in Majesty in centre. Row of windows above, rose window
over this and blank arcading on top. Very tall towers of 3 stages above this,
with openings varying although symmetry little impaired. Pyramidal tiled roofs.
South tower has staircase turret. Inside 4-bay nave with barreled roof as has
2-bay chancel. Groin vault at crossing. Sanctuary covered with inlay and mosaics
of figures -of saints. Simple and dignified church in late C12 transitional style.

Listing NGR: TQ3359588197

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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