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St Margaret, Lee Terrace, Lee

This church replaces the ancient parish church which was sited over the road and of which the tower base survives. The rest of that church had been rebuilt in 1813 but was structurally unsound and replaced by the current church by John Brown of Norwich in 1839-1841. From outside it is a rather typical design of its time but inside a complex decorative scheme of the late 19th century has been restored. James Brooks lengthened the chancel, added chancel aisles and a wooden vault between 1875 and 1888.

St John the Evangelist, Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith

A short way north of the town centre and now in grounds of Godolphyn and Latimer School. The church is still consecrated but not in public use. It was designed by William Butterfield and built in 1857-59.


Christ Church, Turnham Green, Chiswick

Set in the middle of Turnham Green a little way off the main road, this is an early Gilbert Scott building, in fact by Scott and Moffatt and dating from 1841-43.  A longer chancel was added by James Brooks in 1887. The nave interior has been divided in two with only the chancel retaining older furnishings.


St John the Apostle, High Road, Whetstone

At the south end of the town centre. It was built in 1832, with James Brooks adding window tracery, roof, chancel and vestry in 1879. The east window is by Morris & Co dating from 1880.


St Andrew, Totteridge

In the select surroundings of Totteridge Village. The bell turret dates from 1706 and the church itself was rebuilt by William Ketteridge in 1790. James Brooks added the chancel, nave roof and tracery  in 1869. This is a very dark church as every window is filled with stained glass.


St Luke, Browning Road, Enfield

One of James Brooks’ final churches, eastern parts 1899-1900 and nave 1908. High on a ridge in the north of the borough.

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All Hallows, Savernake Road, Gospel Oak

Possibly the best James Brooks church (though unfinished) dating from 1889-1901.The chancel was added 1913-15 by Giles Gilbert Scott, but the nave vault was never built, hence the cut off springer arches on each column.

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St Columba (fomer), Kingsland Road, Hoxton now Christ Apostolic Church

Originally an Anglican church of St Columba, of 1869-71 by James Brooks. Christ Apostolic Church (Bethel) since 1980.

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St Michael, Mark Street, Shoreditch

An early James Brooks church of 1863-65. It closed in 1964 and can now be visited as it is an architectural salvage store.

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Holy Innocents, Paddenswick Road, Hammersmith

Designed by James Brooks  in 1887 and built 1889-91. In 1991 the church was divided horizontally and vertically with the western end becoming halls and a nursery, leaving the transepts and chancel as the church space. The Lady Chapel at the eastern end of the south transept was also removed. Older halls to the south-east were replaced by housing. The interior is still typically Brooks and contains a huge baldacchino by Ernest Geldart and glass designed by Henry Holliday.