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Church of St Anselm, Lambeth

Description: Church of St Anselm

Grade: II
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

Location: 13 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, Greater London SE11 4LD

Locality: Lambeth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE11 4LD

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Listing Text

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

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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