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St Michael and All Angels (Former), Bogard Road, Woolwich now (Church of the Pentecost UK, Jubilee Temple)

Sold in 2014 to a Ghanaian church called Church of the Pentecost UK.  It stands high above Woolwich Dockyard station, the chancel is by J.W. Walters dating from 1875 to which the large nave was added in 1887-1889 by William Butterfield. In 1955 Thomas F. Ford added an aisle and a transept.

St Mary, St Marychurch Street, Rotherhithe

In narrow streets between the Thames and the station, this is Rotherhithe’s old parish church. The medieval church was replaced over the period 1714-1747 by this classical building attributed to John James and Lawrence Dowbiggin (Tower). A restoration was carried out in 1876 by William Butterfield. All the interior pictures are taken from the west end through glass as only the narthex is open.

Holy Innocents, Kingsbury Lane, Kingsbury Green

A small church of 1883-84, raised above the road, by William Butterfield. A narthex and northern aisle were added in 1957


St Mary Brookfield, Dartmouth Park Hill, Dartmouth Park

High up the hill, a church by William Butterfield from 1869-75, the chancel was added in 1881 by W.C. Street.


All Saints, Uxbridge Road, Harrow Weald

Set well back from the road between Stanmore and harrow Weald. This church started as a chancel of 1842 designed by J.T. Harrison. Nave and aisles were added by William Butterfield in 1845. In 1889-92 he took down the north aisle and added a new gabled aisle and tower. A west gallery was added in the late fifties and the west window blocked. Removal of paint in 2013 uncovered a painted and tiled decorative scheme by Butterfield in the chancel.

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St Mathias, Mathias Road, Stoke Newington

One of William Butterfield’s major works, dating from 1849-53. There was severe war damage to the church whose rebuilding was completed in 1954. The interior is now relatively simply decorated with much post war glass and the sanctuary brought forward under the tower.


All Hallows, Church Lane, Tottenham

The ancient parish church of Tottenham. The tower is 14th century with an 18th century top. The south porch is late 14th century, the south aisle late 15th century. The north aisle dates from 1816 and the east end of 1875-1777 by William Butterfield. The nave roof and much of the decoration is by Butterfield too.

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