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St John the Evangelist, Stratheden Road, Blackheath

To the north of the actual heath and village, this church was built in 1852-53 by Arthur Ashpitel Inside the western end of the nave is divided off for rooms and offices.

St Michael, Pond Road, Blackheath Park

Designed to be part of the Blackheath Park estate to the south of the town centre. It is by George Smith and dates from 1828-1829 in a typical “commissioner’s” style, but with a very eccentric eastern spire.

Our Lady Help of Christians, Cresswell Park, Blackheath (Roman Catholic)

Down a short cul de sac just off the town centre, this is a church by A.E. Purdie built in 1890.

The Ascension, Dartmouth Row, Blackheath

Built as a chapel of ease in 1697 with an apse added in 1750. The nave was rebuilt in 1838-39 and restored in 1950 by Robert Potter after war damage.

All Saints, Blackheath

In a prominent site on the edge of Blackheath itself. Buit in 1857-1858 the architect was Benjamin Ferrey an early and somewhat pedestrian gothic revival architect.

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