The Churches of Britain and Ireland
A useful diocesan website, with details of many "lost" churches. Recommended by Mike Berrell.
Assalatur-Rahman Islamic Association (at right) on Ormside Street. TQ 350 778. © Mehmood Naqshbandi (2009). Link.
Borough Welsh Congregational Chapel on Southwark Bridge Road. TQ 3219 7994. © Chris Kippin (2022). Link - the Our History page dates it to 1870, and describes its several predecessors.
Cathedral Church of St. Saviour and St. Mary Overie (Southwark Cathedral). TQ 3268 8030. © Gerard Doherty. Gerard advises that John Harvard, who founded the American University, was baptised here in 1607, and Edmond, the brother of William Shakespeare, is buried here. Another view, © Steve Bulman, and another (taken from the Shard), © Christopher Skottowe (2015). Old postcard views of the retro-choir, and Bishop Andrewes's Tomb, both from Christopher Skottowe's Collection. Link1. Link2. Grade I listed.
Celestial Church of Christ on Ormside Street. TQ 350 778. © Mehmood Naqshbandi (2009).
Heaven's Gateway Ministries on Ormside Street. TQ 350 778. © Mehmood Naqshbandi (2009).
Holy Trinity on Trinity Church Square, in a print dating from 1830. © Malcolm Hipple. A modern photo, © Mark Summers, and another (taken from the Shard), © Christopher Skottowe (2015), who advises that this is now Henry Wood Hall - link.
Most Precious Blood (R.C., circa 1891) on O'Meara Street. © Gerard Doherty (2013). Link.
New Life in Christ Ministry on Ormside Street. TQ 350 778. © Mehmood Naqshbandi (2009).
Quaker Meeting House (in the 1800's). © Colin Waters Collection.
Roman Catholic Cathedral Church of St. George on Westminster Bridge Road. This was the first Catholic cathedral to be built since the Reformation, to design's by Pugin - in 1848. It suffered bomb damage in WWII and was refurbished in 1958. TQ 314 793. © Dave Westrap. Two additional views - 1, 2, both © Gerard Doherty (2013). Link.
St. George the Martyr on Borough High Street dates from 1736, though is on the site of an older church. The churchyard was the site of Marshalsea Prison. Charles Dickens' father was gaoled here for debt, and it features in "Little Dorrit". © Mark Summers. Link1. Link2.
The Lord's Chosen (Charismatic Revival Ministries) on Ormside Street. TQ 350 778. © Mehmood Naqshbandi (2009).
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