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Church of St Luke, Lambeth

Description: Church of St Luke

Grade: II*
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

Location: Knight's Hill, Lambeth, Greater London SE27 0JW

Locality: Lambeth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE27 0JW

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Listing Text

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

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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