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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1265135



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Hackney

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Apr-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 425971

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 03/10/2012

TQ 3383 18/544 5013 24.4.51

SHACKLEWELL ROW E8 (East side) Church of Saint Barnabas


Mission church, 1910-11 by Professor Sir Charles Reilly, decorated by him in 1935-6. Stock brick, with concrete vaults on expanded steel reinforcement covered in asphalt. Wide three-bay nave with narrow passage aisles, baptistery in arched recess at (liturgical) west end. Screen divides nave from chancel, which otherwise is continuous and has narrow transepts. Apse with three-bay ambulatory. South transept houses organ loft with open timber balustrade; behind this a projecting choir vestry.

All windows are square leaded lights. Screen, with elaborate iron gates presented in 1915, completed as Reilly intended in 1935-6 and figures added to the design of Tyson Smith in memory of the Denby family. Timber altar rails to raised altar, choir stalls and sanctuary chairs by Reilly, font. Side altar with marble surround.

Listing NGR: TQ3380385537

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33803 85537


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