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In back streets just north of the town centre and now disused was and up for sale (May 2013) when originally photographed. It is now used by the Ruach City Church, an evangelical organisation. It was built in 1901-02 by Bottle and Olley. The chancel was extended in 1923. The first 4 pictures show it in September 2019, the remainder are from 2013.
A small church centre shared by Anglicans and Baptists in the north western part of Walthamstow. The current worship area as built in 1988 but can be extended into what is now a hall that was built in the 1970s. It replaced an early 20th century church on an adjacent site and a nearby Baptist chapel. The reading desk is from that chapel, the font from the old church. There is also an immersion font.
East of Walthamstow at the southern edge of Epping Forest, semi rural and in an attractive wild churchyard.It was designed in a Lombardic style by John Shaw junior in 1840. In 1854 changes were made by Charles Ainslie and extended westwards in 1887 by J.C. Lewis. World War 2 and a 1975 fire caused damage. The north wall was rebuilt in 1951