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Church of St Augustine of Canterbury

A Grade II Listed Building in Highgate, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5722 / 51°34'19"N

Longitude: -0.1394 / 0°8'21"W

OS Eastings: 529042

OS Northings: 187562

OS Grid: TQ290875

Mapcode National: GBR DT.RJN

Mapcode Global: VHGQL.JRP4

Entry Name: Church of St Augustine of Canterbury

Listing Date: 10 May 1974

Last Amended: 8 May 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358860

English Heritage Legacy ID: 201419

Location: Haringey, London, N6

County: London

District: Haringey

London Borough Ward: Highgate

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Augustine Highgate

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2987 ARCHWAY ROAD, N6
(East side)
800/41/145 Church of Saint Augustine
of Canterbury (formerly
listed under Langton Park
Road)

10.05.74 II

Anglican church. Begun 1885 by J.D.Sedding; west front completed in 1916 by J. Harold Gibbons. Body of church in stock brick with red brick and stone dressing. Tiled roof. Eight bay nave, chancel and aisles. West front to Archway road in highly individual free Gothic style, with prominent west tower with pagoda roof sweeping down at the sides to nave roof level. Huge gabled transverse buttresses at angles and long stepped buttresses in front. Flamboyant tracery to high west window. Projecting narthex with central part faced in stone with roof figures in high relief, and other pictorial carvings. INTERIOR: nave runs straight into chancel. Arcades on solid masonry piers. Clerestory windows, slit lancets in wide pointed arches. Lady chapel with barrelled roof, fitted out by Henry Wilson and completed c.1930. East end remodelled in 1925 by J. Harold Gibbons following fire: new organ gallery replaces 3 original bays. Hunter organ, 1926. Altar and reredos panelling, 1938 by Adrian Scott; altar front by Linthout of Bruges. Figures above the altar, 1958; shrine to Mary in east nave, 1962, Laurence King. Large undercroft below west end.

Listing NGR: TQ2904287562

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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