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St Augustine, Fulham Palace Road, Hammersmith (Roman Catholic)

Just south of the Hammersmith flyover, a church of 1915 by Robert L.Curtis. The painted Stations of the Cross were being re-lettered during my visit.

                    
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

St Mary (former), Stamford Brook Road, Hammersmith

Built in 1886 and designed by Charles J. Gladman. It was converted into housing in 1986.

 
   
   
   
 

St Andrew Bobola, Leysfield Road, Hammersmith (Roman Catholic)

This is a Polish Roman Catholic church that began life in 1870 as a Presbyterian church designed by Edmund Woodthorpe. It was adapted to Roman Catholic use in 1961 by Alexander P. Klecki with the addition then and subsequently of much stained glass, a north aisle and chapels and many memorials and striking Stations of the Cross.

 
   
   
   
   
   
            
   
   
   
   
   
        
   
   
   

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.

 
 
   
   

St Peter, Black Lion Lane, Hammersmith

Hammersmith’s oldest church in a pleasant, but for the Great West Road on one side, backwater at the west end of the town. It is by Edward Lapidge 1827-29 and was subject to a major restoration finished in 2016. The area under the gallery is divided off as a hall space.

    
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Holy Trinity, Brook Green, Hammersmith

A large church at the south end of the attractive Brook Green. It is by William Wardell, 1851-53 with the spire added in 1867 by C.F. Hansom and the west porch added by A.J.C. Scoles in 1872.

                               
   
   
 
   
 
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

St Paul, Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith

The parish church for Hammersmith town centre. It is on something approaching a traffic island on three sides, with the fourth made up of the elevated M4 passing a few feet away. It is a large church of 1882 by H. Roumieu Gough and J.P. Seddon. recent restoration has seen the addition of a large western extension with offices and a cafe and an emptying of much of the church’s furnishings in favour of a modern evangelical style.

 

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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.

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