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Description: Church of St Luke
Date Listed: 27 March 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 204391
OS Grid Reference: TQ3193272074
OS Grid Coordinates: 531932, 172074
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4323, -0.1035
KNIGHTS HILL SE27
1. (west side)
Church of St Luke
(formerly listed under
Norwood High Street)
TQ 3172 31/579
1822 by Bedford. Pale yellow brick with ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof.
Greek revival style. Orientated north-south; at north end a hexastyle Corinthian
portico with pediment. Slim square tower above has clock in base; bell stage
with Doric screens and corner antifixae; open 'tower of winds' above with shallow
dome and-cross finial. Six-bay returns have first floor windows only, round arched
in simple architraves.
Interior has tall, four-bay classical arcade. Low, barrelled nave roof; raised
chancel. Carved screen of 1879 to Lady Chapel. Ornate hood over altar. Two
good modern windows in aisles.
Listing NGR: TQ3193272074
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Source: English Heritage
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