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In narrow streets between the Thames and the station, this is Rotherhithe’s old parish church. The medieval church was replaced over the period 1714-1747 by this classical building attributed to John James and Lawrence Dowbiggin (Tower). A restoration was carried out in 1876 by William Butterfield. All the interior pictures are taken from the west end through glass as only the narthex is open.
At the eastern end of Rotherhithe near the City Farm. It is a replacement for a war-damaged early 19th-century building. It dates from 1960 and is by Thomas F. Ford. The east end features a mural of the risen Christ by Hans Feibusch. My visit in mid-November coincided with remedial work on some of the concrete pillars so part of the church was screened off, the organ encased and the Lady Chapel used as a furniture store, Views from May2019 show the building in its true state.
Next to the entrance road to the Rotherhithe Tunnel but fronted since 2017 by a very pleasant new garden, this is one of several seaman’s missions built in connection with the Surrey Docks. The church space is at the far end from the entrance which gives onto communal areas that can accommodate overspill on busy occasions. It was built in 1927 by John L. Seaton Dahl.