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Description: Christ Church
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 204032
OS Grid Reference: TQ3114477090
OS Grid Coordinates: 531144, 177090
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4776, -0.1129
BRIXTON ROAD SW9
1. (west side)
TQ 3177 8/75 19.10.51
1907 by Beresford Pite in Byzantine style. Cruciform with central dome over
wider octagonal drum. Low nave with half-octagonal west end, tall gabled transepts and long chancel to wide east end. Yellow stock brick banded with purple dressings of red brick and stone. Much arcading on all faces. Wide, buttress-like mullions through large lunettes of drum and transepts provide an Art Nouveau touch. Impressive east end has tall, domed central tower, lower end towers with gambrel roofs and a south-east angle turret with copper ogee canopy. All dressings to east facade of stone, including first floor arcading and 3 doorways below, central under raised pediment.
Listing NGR: TQ3114477090
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Source: English Heritage
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