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!!

Westminster on Wikipedia.

Churches in Soho (opens another page).

All Saints, Margaret Street. From an old postcard, Steve Bulman's Collection. Link.

All Souls, Langham Place, consecrated in 1824. Bill McKenzie. Another view. An information board gives a little history. Both Dennis Harper (2012). Link.

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.

Notre Dame de France (French Catholic) on Leicester Place. Gervase N. E. Charmley. Link.

Our Lady of the Assumption and St. Gregory (R.C., 1790), on Warwick Street - interior view. Another interior. Both Mike Forbester. Link.

St. Clement's Dane. An unusual night-time scene. Another view. Both from an old postcards in Steve Bulman's Collection. A modern view. Chris Emms (2009).

St. George, Hanover Square. Bill McKenzie.

St. James, Piccadilly. Bill McKenzie. Another view, John Balaam (2011).

St. John, Smith Square. Gerard Charmley. Link1. Link2.

St. John of Rila (Bulgarian Orthodox) on Jays Mews and Bremner Road. The only Bulgarian Orthodox church in the UK. TQ 265 795. Martin Richter (2012). Link.

St. Margaret. Bill McKenzie. A view from 1915, from Colin Waters' Collection. Interior view, Peter Morgan (2015).

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. Mary-le-Strand. Bill McKenzie. An old postcard view, from Steve Bulman's Collection. The church in the background is St. Clement Dane. Another view. Chris Emms (2009). Link.

St. Paul, Knightsbridge. Bill Henderson.

Salvation Army Citadel, on Rochester Row. Rob Brettle.

Westminster Abbey. Bill McKenzie. An old postcard, franked 1906, in Steve Bulman's Collection. Another view. Aidan McRae Thomson. Link.

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

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