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Description: Church of St Ignatius, Stamford Hill
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
4415 HIGH ROAD N17
Church of St Ignatius,
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
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Source: English Heritage
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