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16 July 2009

1875 – General Baptist Chapel, Westbourne Park, London

Architect: J. Wallis Chapman Now demolished – replaced by a modern circa 1950s church.

16 July 2009

1875 – Church of the Ascension, Lavender Hill, London

Architect: James Brooks Pictured is the original design for Church of the Ascension published in 1875, but not completed until 1883. The architect James Brooks discovered during construction that he had to pour...

16 July 2009

1873 – St. Gabriel’s, Newington, London

Architect: J.E.K. Cutts Perspective View, West Elevation, and Cross Section published in The Building News, September 26th 1873. “The foundation-stone of this church, of which we give illustrations, will be laid on Monday...

16 July 2009

1873 – Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Paddington, London

Architect: George Edmund Street Its surrounding streets have long been demolished and it is difficult to imagine that this tall building was actually squeezed into a narrow site. In the 1960s the community...

16 July 2009

1873 – Christ Church, Westminster Road, Lambeth, London

Architect: E.C. Robins A design concept for Christ Church Congregational Chapel which was completed in 1874. The church as completed had the tower and spire on the main facade as opposed to above...

16 July 2009

1873 – St. Luke’s Church, South Kensington, London

Architect: George & Henry Godwin Saint Luke’s was built in 1872 to 1873; designed by George and Henry Godwin. Chiefly responsible for fundraising was the Reverend William Fraser Handcock, a clergyman of means,...

16 July 2009

1873 – Design for Church of St. Patrick, Kenway Road, Kensington, London

Architect: Henry Conybeare The designer Henry Conybeare was not a prolific architect; but an engineer. He had begun his career in India, where in the early 1850s he designed and laid out waterworks...

16 July 2009

1865 – St. Pauls Church, Bethnal Green, London

Architect: B. Bigginton Bombed during the Blitz of the Second World War, St. Paul’s parish was united to St. Matthew’sin 1951. The church was demolished.

16 July 2009

1861 – St. Stephens Church, South Lambeth, London

Architect: John Bennett Consecrated in 1861, the church could seat 1,200 people. By the 1960s the congregation numbers had collapsed and the decision was taken to demolish the church. It was totally removed...