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Christ Church, Church Rise, Forest Hill

A large hilltop church by Ewan Christian and dating from 1852-1862. All but the chancel is now converted to housing. The chancel is used for a Montessori school and some weekday evening services.

Lady Margaret Church (previously St John’s College Mission), Chatham Street, Walworth now Cherubim & Seraphim church (Mount of Salvation)

A typical Ewan Christian church of 1889. It has been redundant since 1983 and since 1986 it has been leased to the Cherubim & Seraphim church (Mount of Salvation).

St Antony, Nunhead Lane, Nunhead now The Lighthouse Cathedral

Built as St Antholin by Ewan Christian in 1878. It was badly damaged in WW2 and rebuilt with a shortened nave and new west end by Laurence King in 1957-1958 at which point it became St Antony. It was made redundant in 2001 and sold to a pentecostal church and renamed The Lighthouse Cathedral.


St Peter, Liverpool Grove, Walworth

At the end of a short street off Walworth Road and sitting in a large churchyard. The church was designed by Sir John Soane in 1823-25. Ewan Christian made changes at the east end in 1888 and there were repairs after WW2 damage by Thomas F. Ford in 1953 (65 people sheltering in crypt were killed in a 1940 air raid.


St Dionis, Parsons Green

Facing the east side of the Green this is a church of 1884-86 Ewan Christian. It contains the font and pulpit from the lost city church of St Dionis Backchurch. The Font cover, screen, rood, former reredos and several painted memorials are by Martin Travers. The parish hall over the road is a former mission church of 1876 by A. Billing.


St Stephen, Parkside Road, Hounslow

In residential streets near Hounslow Station, some way from the town centre. This is a church of 1875-76 by Ewan Christian to which a large tower was added in 1935 by N.F. Cachemaile-Day.



Christ Church, Hampstead Square, Hampstead

Built 1851-52 by S. W. Daukes. Ewan Christian added an outer north aisle in 1881.