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St Alfege, Greenwich High Road, Greenwich

Right in the town centre, and built after the old church roof collapsed in 1710. The architect was Nicholas Hawksmoor and the church was built in 1711-1714.  John James encased the tower and added a steeple in 1730.


St Mary, Addington Village

The old parish church. It was restored by J.P. St Aubyn in 1876, he also added the north aisle. The chancel and the south aisle are Norman. It is close to Addington Palace and there were many enhancements added as memorials to the 19th century Archbishops of Canterbury who live there. The chancel decoration is particularly striking, as are some of the memorials to Trecothick family


St Margaret Clitherow, Grahame Park (Roman Catholic)

At the southern end of the central area of the Grahame Park Estate. It dates from 1973 and was built by Lanner Construction, after a design by Steel Bretman & Partners.


St Augustine, Great Field, Grahame Park

At the north end of this estate’s central area. As the area is redeveloped this church is due for demolition and replacement around 2019. This building dates from 1975 and was designed by Biscoe & Stanton.


St Philip the Apostle, Gravel Hill, Finchley (Roman Catholic)

A typical church by T.H.B  Scott dating from 1933. T.H.G. Scott added three bays to the west end of the nave in 1959-60.


St Alphage, Montrose Avenue, Burnt Oak

Tha Anglican church for the Watling Estate, just off the broadway. It is a very long basilica by Charles Nicholas and J.E. Dixon-Spain and dating from 1927. The west front was added in 1952 following WW2 damage.


The Annunciation, Thirleby Road, Burnt Oak (Roman Catholic)

Built in 1928 to serve the Huge Watling estate. The architect was T.H.B. Scott.