© Mr David March
THE STAR AND CROSS CHURCH, FALMOUTH ROAD (east side)
BERMONDSEY, SOUTHWARK, GREATER LONDON
Mr David March
27 September 2001
17 September 1998
Date of last amendment:
17 September 1998
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TQ3279 FALMOUTH ROAD
636-1/5/337 (East side)
The Star and Cross Church
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