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Description: Roman Catholic Church of St Anne
Date Listed: 27 March 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 204328
OS Grid Reference: TQ3063978021
OS Grid Coordinates: 530639, 178021
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4861, -0.1199
KENNINGTON LANE SE11
1. (south Side)
Church of St Anne
TQ 3078 4/508
1903-7 by F A Walters. Dark red brick church with slated roofs in early English
style with projecting buttresses giving emphasis. Nave and aisles in one (no
clerestory), low west narthex, short transepts, lower 2-bay chancel with short,
low aisles. (The church is aligned north-south but the directions given here
are ritual). Tall, saddleback north-west tower of 4 stages, all with paired lancets
including large bell openings in top stage, and 3 stepped lancets in gable. Spacious
interior has 5-bay nave with narrow aisles divided into one-bay sections. Large
chapel extension behind wought iron screen from north aisle. Carved stone octagonal
pulpit, with sounding-board, and low arcaded wall before chancel steps. Whole
chancel covered with bright stencil patterns. Carved and painted reredos. Rood
figures hung from roof and resting on beam - there is no screen.
Listing NGR: TQ3063978021
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Source: English Heritage
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