The Churches of Britain and Ireland

  Southwark, Greater London

Southwark on Wikipedia.

A useful diocesan website, with details of many "lost" churches. Recommended by Mike Berrell.


Assalatur-Rahman Islamic Association (at right) on Ormside Street. TQ 350 778. Mehmood Naqshbandi (2009). Link.

Cathedral Church of St. Saviour and St. Mary Overie (Southwark Cathedral), Gerard Doherty. Gerard advises that John Harvard, who founded the American University, was baptised here in 1607, and Edmond, the brother of William Shakespeare, is buried here. Another view, Steve Bulman, and another (taken from the Shard), Christopher Skottowe (2015). Link1. Link2. Grade I listed.

Celestial Church of Christ on Ormside Street. TQ 350 778. Mehmood Naqshbandi (2009). 

The former Christ Church, of which only the spire survives. A distant view (from the London Eye). Steve Bulman. Link.

Christ Church on Blackfriars Road, consecrated in 1956. The Action Life Chapel International also worship here. Gerard Doherty. Link.

Heaven's Gateway Ministries on Ormside Street. TQ 350 778. Mehmood Naqshbandi (2009).

Holy Trinity on Trinity Church Square, in a print dating from 1830. Malcolm Hipple. A modern photo, Mark Summers, and another (taken from the Shard), Christopher Skottowe (2015), who advises that this is now Henry Wood Hall - link.

Most Precious Blood (R.C., circa 1891) on O'Meara Street. Gerard Doherty (2013). Link.

New Life in Christ Ministry on Ormside Street. TQ 350 778. Mehmood Naqshbandi (2009).

Quaker Meeting House (in the 1800's). Colin Waters Collection.

Roman Catholic Cathedral Church of St. George on Westminster Bridge Road. This was the first Catholic cathedral to be built since the Reformation, to design's by Pugin - in 1848. It suffered bomb damage in WWII and was refurbished in 1958. TQ 314 793. Dave Westrap. Two additional views - 1, 2, both Gerard Doherty (2013). Link.

St. George the Martyr on Borough High Street dates from 1736, though is on the site of an older church. The churchyard was the site of Marshalsea Prison. Charles Dickens' father was gaoled here for debt, and it features in "Little Dorrit". Mark Summers. Link1. Link2.

The Lord's Chosen (Charismatic Revival Ministries) on Ormside Street. TQ 350 778. Mehmood Naqshbandi (2009).

 


 

 
 

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