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Description: Church of St Augustine of Canterbury
Date Listed: 10 May 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 201419
OS Grid Reference: TQ2904287562
OS Grid Coordinates: 529042, 187562
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5722, -0.1394
TQ 2987 ARCHWAY ROAD, N6
800/41/145 Church of Saint Augustine
of Canterbury (formerly
listed under Langton Park
Anglican church. Begun 1885 by J.D.Sedding; west front completed in 1916 by J. Harold Gibbons. Body of church in stock brick with red brick and stone dressing. Tiled roof. Eight bay nave, chancel and aisles. West front to Archway road in highly individual free Gothic style, with prominent west tower with pagoda roof sweeping down at the sides to nave roof level. Huge gabled transverse buttresses at angles and long stepped buttresses in front. Flamboyant tracery to high west window. Projecting narthex with central part faced in stone with roof figures in high relief, and other pictorial carvings. INTERIOR: nave runs straight into chancel. Arcades on solid masonry piers. Clerestory windows, slit lancets in wide pointed arches. Lady chapel with barrelled roof, fitted out by Henry Wilson and completed c.1930. East end remodelled in 1925 by J. Harold Gibbons following fire: new organ gallery replaces 3 original bays. Hunter organ, 1926. Altar and reredos panelling, 1938 by Adrian Scott; altar front by Linthout of Bruges. Figures above the altar, 1958; shrine to Mary in east nave, 1962, Laurence King. Large undercroft below west end.
Listing NGR: TQ2904287562
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