Home » Islington

Category Archives: Islington

Architects & Places

Make the Pictures Bigger

Click on any picture to enlarge it.
Use the browser back button to return to the post.

Blessed Sacrament, Copenhagen Street, Islington

Designed by Robert L. Curtis and built in 1916.

islington_blessed_sacrement_rc091213_  islington_blessed_sacrement_rc091213_2
 islington_blessed_sacrement_rc091213_1

All Saints, Caledonian Road/Carnegie Street, Islington

A hall/church of 1977.

islington_all_saints091213_1 islington_all_saints091213_2
 islington_all_saints091213_3

Church on the Corner, Barnsbury Road

Originally the derelict King Edward VII pub at 64 Barnsbury Road, it became an Anglican church in 1994. There appear to be no church like fittings inside.

barnsbury_church_on_the_cornerr091213_ barnsbury_church_on_the_cornerr091213_1

St Saviour, Aberdeen Park, Highbury

Designed by William White 1865-66 with much polychromatic interior decoration. It has been used since 1990 as TheFlorence Trust artist’s studios, however, it seems likely that 2019 will be the last year of this use.

highbury_st_saviour_aberdeen_park221112_7 highbury_st_saviour_aberdeen_park221112_5
 highbury_st_saviour_aberdeen_park221112_4  
 highbury_st_saviour_aberdeen_park221112_

St James, Chillingworth Road

Disused church of 1837-38 by Inwood and Clifton. The tower was added in 1850. In 1980-82 flats and recording studios were built inside.

 islington_former_st_james_chillingworth_road261012_

St James, Prebend Street, Islington

Away from the main roads through Islington this church replaced the Clothworker’s Guild City of London Lambe’s Chapel. Some Flemish glass and the figure of William Lambe were transferred here when this building was constructed by F.W. Porter  in 1873-75. In the last couple of years there has been a reordering that has exposed the tiled work in the apse.

islington_former_st_james_prebend_street261012_1  islington_former_st_james_prebend_street261012_
   
 islington_st_james_prebend_street191213_10  
 islington_st_james_prebend_street191213_  
   
   
   
   
   
   
 

St Peter, Islington

Now used as flats, the church was designed by Charles Barry 1834-35, but the Thunderbird One spire was added by Roumieu and Gough 1842-44 along with transepts and west porch.

islington_former_st_peter261012_1  islington_former_st_peter261012_
 islington_former_st_peter261012_2