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Description: Church of St John the Evangelist
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 204171
OS Grid Reference: TQ3005975926
OS Grid Coordinates: 530059, 175926
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4674, -0.1290
CLAPHAM ROAD SW9
1. (west side)
Church of St John the
TQ 3075 17/282 14.7.55
1842 by C C Nelson. Rectangular classical church of one tall storey with hexastyle
Ionic portico and pediment over entablature, both enriched with egg and dart
moulding. Three entrances, the central very tall in moulded architrave with
paterae border and console bracketed cornice. Entablature continues around
5-window returns with cill band and stone plinth, greyish brick walls. Three
plain windows in eared, moulded architraves at east end, and vestry extension.
Undercroft below chancel. This church was associated with the evangelical "Clapham
Sect" of which William Wilberforce was the most famous member.
Listing NGR: TQ3005975926
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Source: English Heritage
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