Description: Church of St Saviour and Sts John Baptist and Evangelist (Roman Catholic)
Date Listed: 12 March 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 203333
OS Grid Reference: TQ3828975332
OS Grid Coordinates: 538289, 175332
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4601, -0.0108
1. LEWISHAM HIGH STREET SE13
( East side )
Church of St Saviour and
Sts John Baptist and Evangelist
TQ 3875 14/276 (Roman Catholic)
1909 by John Kelly. South aisle and integral presbytery added later. Red
brick building in Italian style. 2-storey, 1-window front. Overhanging
mutuled eaves forming open pediment. Niches, in centre and in wide side
pilasters, hold figures of saints. Large round window beneath upper figure.
3 crosses in raised brick below this. Projecting ground floor has entrance
with Ionic columns and open pediment. Mosaic in tympanum. 3 stone figures
of crucifixion above pediment. Flanking 2-light windows with baluster mullions.
Inside an entrance lobby with arcaded screen. 5-bay nave with arcade on Tuscan
columns. Apsidal East end with ambulatory. Barreled roof with round arches
to clerestory windows. Richly lined in coloured marbles.
Listing NGR: TQ3828975332
Source: English Heritage
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