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© Mr David March

IoE Number: 470922
Location: THE STAR AND CROSS CHURCH, FALMOUTH ROAD (east side)
  BERMONDSEY, SOUTHWARK, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Mr David March
Date Photographed: 27 September 2001
Date listed: 17 September 1998
Date of last amendment: 17 September 1998
Grade II

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SOUTHWARKTQ3279FALMOUTH ROAD636-1/5/337(East side)

SOUTHWARK TQ3279 FALMOUTH ROAD 636-1/5/337 (East side) The Star and Cross Church II Formerly known as: Welsh Presbyterian Chapel FALMOUTH STREET. Presbyterian chapel. Dated 1888. MATERIALS: English brick with rubbed brick and stone dressings; London stocks on right return and rear, where the architectural embellishment is less robust. Gable facing roofs of slate with metal-roofed cupola. STYLE: mix of Queen Anne and Romanesque Revivals. PLAN: T-shaped plan divided into 2 tiers, an arrangement that probably reflects a galleried interior. Shallow transept at ritual east end. Single-storey entrance porch to ritual west. All openings are round-arched. EXTERIOR: tripartite entrance to ritual west (south), the projecting section topped by a broken pediment and flanked by lights; strip buttresses to ritual north elevation finishes in broad scroll brackets topped by pediments; plate tracery; Dutch gables; 3 bays to returns, each distinguished by buttresses as noted above. Brick dentil cornice to aisles of west elevation and returns. INTERIOR: not inspected. The combination of different features and materials calculated to produce a most variable and picturesque composition. An early instance of the Queen Anne manner applied to a church or chapel.

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