Description: Church of St Anselm
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 204371
OS Grid Reference: TQ3119578334
OS Grid Coordinates: 531195, 178334
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4887, -0.1118
KENNINGTON ROAD SE11
1. (west side)
Church of St Anselm
TQ 3178 5/556 19.10.51
1932-33 by Adshead and Ramsey, built on foundations of earlier church whose building
was interrupted by World War I. Simple Early christian basilica of stock brick
with corbelled eaves cornice of shaped bricks and pantiled roof. Low, pent aisles,
not full length. Chamfered, round-arched window openings. Church is disoriented
with large east protal having carving of St Anselm with lion and lamb in tympanum.
Tall, barn-like interior has timber king post roof trusses, gallery over entrance,
baldacchino over altar. Arcade capitals of cushion shape and carved with plants
and animals by A H Gerrard. Carved font by Derrick Frith.
Listing NGR: TQ3119578334
Source: English Heritage
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