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Church of St Saviour and Sts John Baptist and Evangelist (Roman Catholic), Lewisham

Description: Church of St Saviour and Sts John Baptist and Evangelist (Roman Catholic)

Grade: II
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

Location: Barnstaple Lane, Lewisham, Greater London SE13 6LH

Locality: Lewisham
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE13 6LH

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Listing Text

( 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

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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