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Lesnes Abbey (Ruin), Park Road, Abbey Wood

Now part of a park on the lower slopes of an extensive woodland above the suburb of Abbey Wood. These are the remains, mainly footings but with some higher walls from the Chapter House and other buildings of an Augustinian Abbey started in 1178 and suppressed in 1525.

St Michael, Abbey Wood Road, Abbey Wood

Serving the older part of Abbey Wood, south of the station. It dates from 1908 and is by Blomfield and Son.

William Temple, Eynsham Drive, Abbey Wood

In the centre of the estate north of Abbey Wood Station, it is a church of 1966 by Ralph Covell.

The Ascension, Timbercroft Lane, Plumstead

In suburban streets south of the Common, it dates from 1903 and was designed by A.E. Habershon with the west and east ends completed in 1911.

St David, Mottisfont Road, Abbey Wood (Roman Catholic)

Well to the north of the station and built to serve a housing estate. The church is by Bernard F. Moss & Partners and built in 1964.

St Benet, Abbey Grove, Abbey Wood (Roman Catholic)

Just south of the station, this is a small church of 1909 by Benedict Williamson.