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.

Borough Green – St Joseph

Built as a village hall, the building has little architectural or townscape significance. Borough Green is a... Read More

Bostall Park – St Thomas More

A plain portal-framed structure of the 1950s, with later additions. In 1936 Fr  James Malone of  Crayford ... Read More

Brixton – Our Lady of the Rosary

A large red brick church in Early English Gothic style, originally built as an Independent chapel and acquired and... Read More

Brixton Hill – Corpus Christi

Even in its incomplete state, this major town church by J. F. Bentley is an impressive structure. The church takes... Read More

Broadstairs – Our Lady Star of the Sea

A remarkable church by Giles Gilbert Scott, designed in 1929 but not completed until 1963.   The architectural forms... Read More

Brockley – St Magdalen

A   much-altered   Italianate   church   of   1898-99   by   the   little-known architect Young... Read More

Bromley – St Joseph

A neo-Romanesque brick church of 1912 by Edward Goldie. The church is locally listed and its high nave and west front... Read More

Bromley Common – St Swithin

A small Romanesque Revival church of 1910, one of several nearly identical churches by Rev. Benedict Williamson, built... Read More

Buckland – Our Lady of Dover

A modern brick church of the 1960s by F. G. Broadbent, built to serve the post-war Ayliffe housing estate on the edge... Read More

Camberwell – Sacred Heart

A post-war church brick church, in its character bearing some resemblance to the Art Deco churches of Cachemaille-Day... Read More

Canterbury – St Thomas of Canterbury

A church of symbolic significance to Catholics, being built in the city of Becket’s martyrdom, in the shadow of the... Read More

Carshalton – Holy Cross

A simple church building to an inter-war design by W.C. Mangan. The building has an Italianate character, typical of... Read More

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