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Oratory of St Philip Neri (Brompton Oratory), Brompton Road, Kensington (Roman Catholic)

A very large baroque church in front of and to one side of Holy Trinity, Brompton. Its designer Herbert Gribble won the commission in competition and the church was built in 1884. After he died the main steel-framed dome was built to an altered design by George Sherrin and E.A. Rickards in 1896. The other domes are concrete framed. Many British and Italian artists contributed decoration to the ornate interior from its construction into the 1930s

Christ Church, 18 Montpelier Place, Knightsbridge (German Lutheran Church)

Lying between Knightsbridge and Hyde Park, this is a church of 1904 designed by Edward Boehmer and Charles Rees for Baron von Schröder. The congregation had previously been worshipping in the Queen’s Chapel up to 1901 and since 1683.

Holy Trinity, Brompton Road

The centre of the evangelical movement in Anglicanism, right behind the Brompton Oratory. It dates from 1826-29 and is by T.L. Donaldson. The chancel was added by Arthur Blomfield in 1879-82.

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St Paul, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge

Designed by Thomas Cundy II in 1840-1843. In 1870-71 the chancel was lengthened by R.J. Withers in 1870-1871 and then further extended by G.F, Bodley in 1891-92 Bodley is also responsible for many of the church’s fittings such s the screen, reredos and organ case.

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St Columba, Pont Street, Knightsbridge (Church of Scotland)

The Church of Scotland’s premier London church opened in 1955, but begun in 1950, it was designed by Edward Maufe. It replaced a 19th-century church that was badly damaged by wartime bombing. The church is on the first floor and is impressively lofty. There is a memorial chapel to the London Scottish Regiment to the left of the sanctuary.