The Churches of Britain and Ireland
|City of Westminster, Greater London
My knowledge of the divisions of London is rather vague. If a church is wrongly listed here, please let me know!!
Churches in Soho (opens another page).
Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and All Saints (Russian Orthodox) on Ennismore Gardens. Built as All Saints (1848-9 until 1955). TQ 272 796. © Martin Richter (2012). Link1. Link2 (excellent history). Grade II* listed.
The former Christ Church, Lancaster Gate. According to this link, the main body of the church was demolished in 1978, leaving only the tower and spire. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection.
Deutsche Evangelische Christuskirche on Montpelier Place, consecrated in 1904. Another view. TQ 274 794. Both © Martin Richter (2012). Link1. Link2 (with much interesting and surprising history). Link3. Link4. Link5.
Emmanuel Evangelical Church. © Gerard Charmley.
Methodist Central Hall. © Bill McKenzie.
St. George, Hanover Square. © Bill McKenzie.
St. Martins-in-the Fields, St. Martins Lane. TQ 300 805. © Bill McKenzie. An old illustration dating from 1916, showing the church's setting in Trafalgar Square. From Colin Waters' Collection. Another view. © Roger Hopkins. Interior view. © Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2. Grade I listed - link.
St. Paul, Knightsbridge. © Bill Henderson.
Salvation Army Citadel, on Rochester Row. © Rob Brettle.
Westminster Catholic Cathedral, or more correctly, the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Most Precious Blood, on Francis Street, was consecrated in 1903. From a postcard franked 1907. Collection of Mrs. Marion Allen. Another old postcard view, this one from Christopher Skottowe's Collection, and another (posted in 1934), from Paul E. Barnett's Collection. Two modern views - 1, 2, both © Gerard Doherty (2013). Link.
27 May 2018
© Steve Bulman