Southwark

The Archdiocese of Southwark has 181 churches (as of 2009). The cathedral is in Southwark, London, and is dedicated to St George. The Diocese of Southwarkwas founded in 1850, being elevated to become an archdiocese in 1965. It encompasses the areas of the London Boroughs south of the River Thames, the whole county of Kent and the Medway unitary authority.

Abbey Wood – St Benet

A small and plain neo-Romanesque church of the early 20th century, one of many built in the Diocese under the... Read More

Abbey Wood – St David

A functional modern church of 1964, built to serve the Abbey Wood Estate. The exterior is plain, while the interior is... Read More

Addiscombe – Our Lady of the Annunciation

A large suburban church of the early 1960s, built for an expanding congregation and anticipating the liturgical... Read More

Anerley – St Anthony of Padua

A late Gothic Revival church of 1925-27 by F. A. Walters, whose son was the parish priest at the time. It retains... Read More

Ashford – St Teresa

A large modern church of distinct form, fit for purpose and with an impressive internal volume, but architecturally... Read More

Ashford (South) – St Simon Stock

A recently-built church, not of special architectural or historic interest. The marble reredos (reused from elsewhere)... Read More

Aylesham – St Finbarr

A  pre-fabricated  building,  bought  off-the-peg  in  1957  to  replace  a smaller earlier church in this... Read More

Balham – Holy Ghost

A  late  19th   century  church  by  the  noted  Catholic  architect  Leonard Stokes, who infused Gothic... Read More

Barnes – St Osmund

A small church built in 1954-55 to a design of 1939 by Archard & Hardy. The interior has striking parabolic arches,... Read More

Battersea – The Sacred Heart

Built in 1892 by F A Walters for the Salesians, in an (untypical for Walters) Italian Romanesque style, the design... Read More

Battersea Park – Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St Joseph

A modest Gothic Revival church, serving a poor district. The original small church by Buckler survives as the Lady... Read More

Bearstead – St Peter

A 1980s suburban church designed by a local firm of architects responsible for several churches in the area.... Read More

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