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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST ANNE

List entry Number: 1065485

Location

CHURCH OF ST ANNE, ST ANN'S HILL SW18

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityWandsworthLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 207130

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ST ANN'S HILL SW18 1. 5033 Church of St Anne TQ 27SE 4/16 14.7.55 II the grade shall be amended to II* and the description shall be amended to read as follows: Parish church. The 5th "Waterloo" church, built 1820-4 to the designs of Robert Smirke in Greek Revival style. In 1891 William White truncated the western gallery, moved the organ and provided new pews. In 1896 E W Mountford added an apsidal chancel, Lady chapel and vestries. Most windows were replaced following bomb damage and the ceiling is a restoration of 1951 by Caroe and partners following fire damage. Built of stock brick with Portland stone dressings. Stone tetrastyle Ionic pedimented portico and lobby at west end bearing choragic domed circular tower of 2 stages, the lower stage with pilasters, the upper with attached columns with acroteria above cornice. Nave of 7 bays with round-headed windows above linked by band at impact level and rectangular openings below. East end has 1896 Mountford circular apse with 3 round-headed openings, the central infilled with stone, all with elaborate keystones and brick and stone piers. Vestries have Venetian windows to north and south and splayed mullions to east. Interior has circular lobby with stone Royal Coat of Arms and 2 stone staircases with iron handrails. 7-bay nave has galleries on 3 sides. Fluted Doric columns to top of gallery and piers below (but rumoured to be cast iron columns beneath). Coffered ceiling of 21 panels replaced following fire in 1951. Pews by William White of 1891. Elaborate late C17 style pulpit of 1893 and eagle lectern of 1894. Octagonal stone font with marble basin and columns of 1908. Some early C19 wall tablets. Round-headed chancel arch on attached columns. Sanctuary has intersecting arches. High altar has a copy of Leonardo's "Last Supper" in the tympanum of the broken pediment. Chancel pews possibly by William White. Lady Chapel of 1896 by E W Mountford has marble walls and reredos has a text with heart designs below a painting of the Virgin, Child and St Anne by a parishioner, a Mrs Kirkby. Monument of 1902 to Jessie Elizabeth Mountford of Connemara marble with bronze plaque. 5-bay stained glass window. Memorial chapel to south made out of Mountford's vestry after 1925. [See Pevsner BOE LONDON 2. SOUTH P702]

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ST ANN'S HILL SW18 1. 5033 Church of St Anne TQ 27SE 4/16 14.7.55 II 2. 1820 to 1824. Commissioners' Church. Sir Robert Smirke, architect. Chancel addition, 1896, by E W Mountford. Buff-grey brick, with stone cornice and blocking course, and bands at sill and springing of arched upper windows. Stone tetrastyle Ionic pedimented portico and lobby at west end with domed circular tower of 2 stages. Galleried interior has flat ceiling with panels and cross beams on wood Greek Doric columns on square piers below galleries.

Listing NGR: TQ2603174446

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National Grid Reference: TQ 26031 74446

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