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Church of St George

A Grade II Listed Building in Waddon, London

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Latitude: 51.3609 / 51°21'39"N

Longitude: -0.1123 / 0°6'44"W

OS Eastings: 531521

OS Northings: 164115

OS Grid: TQ315641

Mapcode National: GBR GY.0C7

Mapcode Global: VHGRS.02G2

Entry Name: Church of St George

Listing Date: 2 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 201299

Location: Croydon, London, CR0

County: London

District: Croydon

Electoral Ward/Division: Waddon

Built-Up Area: Croydon

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Croydon

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-

TQ 36 SW Barrow Road, Waddon



Church and community centre. 1932, Architect W Curtis Green. Built of
multicoloured brick in Flemish bond with Portland stone dressings and renewed
tiled roofs. Wooden surrounds to windows. Plan is a Greek Cross with extensions
to east and west arms. Bellcote at west end. West end of nave has tall lancet
window and triangular capped pilasters each side. Projecting porticos with
boarded doors and complicated ironmongery. Side elevations have transepts with
tall lancets and 2 mullioned windows with iron casements. Vestry has further 2
windows and 3 plank doors. Internally the building is supported on arches
reflecting 'crucks'. Boarded roof with 3 tiers of purlins. Nave has gallery at
the back and part has been partitioned off in the late C20 to form a community
centre. Interior fittings include oak organ case, octagonal oak pulpit, an
unusual circular oak font on 3 columns of Clipsham stone and steel bowl and
double doors with star decoration. The Lady Chapel has a 7-traceried window and
painting by Cicely Mary Barker, the illustrator of the Flower Fairy books who
taught at the Sunday School (See Architecture illustrated December 1932).

Listing NGR: TQ3152164115

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