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All Saints, All Saints Road, South Wimbledon

In back streets, it is by J.T.  Micklethwaite and Somers-Clarke and dates from 1891-93.

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St Peter, Westminster – Westminster Abbey

Possibly the best known church in Britain. Its £18 admission charge and ban on interior photography mean that it will not feature in detail here. Building of the current nave started in 1246 and by 1272 the chancel and four bays of the nave were complete. The west end was Norman, but the 14th century saw the towers encased. Th late 14th and 15th centuries saw the nave extended west in much the same style as 100 + years earlier. The lady chapel (henry VII’s chapel) was added in 1503-1510. Since then there have been numerous restorations and reconstructions. Nicholas Hawksmoor rebuilt the west towers in 1735-45. During the 19th century work was done by George Gilbert Scott, John Loughborough Pearson, J Oldrid Scott and J.T. Micklethwaite. In the 20th W.R. Lethaby, Walter Tapper, Charles Peers, Stephen Dykes Bower, Peter Foster and Donald Buttress carried out work.

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St Mary Magdalene, East Ham

In essence a small norman church but after considerable neglect it was restored by J.T. Micklethwaite 1891-96 and several times subsequently. It is over a mile south of the town centre and the churchyard, which is very large is now a formal nature reserve.

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The Ascension, Lavender Hill, Battersea

One of James Brooks large brick churches built to stand out in poorer areas of London. This church was started in 1876 and finished in 1898 by J.T. Micklethwaite & Somers Clarke who took over  in 1883.

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