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All Saints, Market Place, Kingston upon Thames

The large parish church of Kingston upon Thames. The building is largely 15th century but was heavily restored by Raphael Brandon, 1862-66 and John Loughborough Pearson, 1883. The brick tower top was added in 1708 by John Yeomans. During 2014 it has undergone a major restoration by Ptolmey Dean Architects.

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St Mark, Barnet Vale

A church of 1897-99 in suburban Barnet. It is a late work of John Loughborough Pearson, left unfinished until 2006 when halls, lady chapel and permanent chancel were added.

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St John, Friern Barnet

By J.L. Pearson 1890-91 but completed by his son Frank 1888-1901 with the west end completed in 1911. The interior is wholly stone vaulted and contains a large series of windows by Clayton & Bell and just a couple of much more recent windows at the west end.

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Holy Cross, Cromer Street, Kings Cross

By Joseph Peacock, 1887. The font is by J.L. Pearson and there is a window by Martin Travers.

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Catholic Apostolic Church, Maida Avenue

A large J.L. Pearson church, for this virtually disappeared sect. It was built 1891-93 and faces the Regent’s Canal near Little Venice.

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St John the Evangelist, Upper Norwood

This is one of John Loughborough Pearson’s major large brick built churches and dates from 1878-87. There are inner and outer aisles, together with an apsed Lady Chapel. The south transept was meant to be the base of a large tower that has never been completed. Although there has been considerable structural work done in 2016-2017, serous sunsidence means that the south side of the nave has to be propped by large wooden buttresses.It was damaged in WW2 and restored by Caroe and Partners in 1946-51. Much of the glass by Clayton and Bell was lost at that time. Some has been replaced by 1950s windows by Francis Spear. Some older glass by Kempe and Comper survives.

St Michael, Poplar Walk, Croydon

Next door to West Croydon bus station, this is one of ohn Loughborough Pearsons’s masterpieces of vaulted and darkly mysterious Anglo-Catholic design. It was built between 1880-1883, having been designed in 1876. The Lady Chapel fittings are by Ninian Comper

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