St Paul's Church

St Paul’s Church

St Paul’s Road

Church

Original building designed by F&H Francis dates from 1867. Spire is 1869. Extended by Michael Blee,1992.

Locally listed.

In St Paul’s Conservation Area.

History

The original building designed by F&H Francis dates from 1867. Spire is 1869. The foundation stone was laid by Princess Mary Adelaide Duchess of Teck. It’s built of Kentish ragstone and was damaged by bombing during WW2. Repairs in 1953 were by M Farey. In 1992 it was refurbished, the roof lowered and a new Church built to the north. Design was by Michael Blee who also designed the post war All Saints in Isleworth. It has an RIBA Award and was commended by the Civic Trust.

The Parish of Brentford

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Brentford Free Church

Brentford Free Church

Boston Manor Road

Church built 1783

Grade II Statutory Listed as “Congregational Church”.

In St Paul’s Conservation Area.

English Heritage Listing

for Congregational Church: Built 1782. Brown brick. Pediment with blocked circular lunette. Triple arcade, 2 bays blank flanking double door with fan. 2 steps and scraper. NMR.

EH Listing Description for Entrance Gateway: Fine C18 wrought iron gates between brown brick piers with stone coping and pineapples. NMR.

Further Information

It’s thought that the wall and gate have been set back from the road many years ago as it’s not possible to read the inscription on a grave inside the wall.

The congregation was joined by the local Presbyterians in 1972 to form the Brentford United Reform Church and then by the Baptists to become Brentford Free Church in 1994.

Old hall demolished and new church built in 2000. Original church is completely modern inside and restored to its original height after many years as a single storey after bomb damage in February 1944.

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Methodist Church

Methodist Church

Clifden Road
TW8 0PB

Built in 1963 as a church.

Locally listed.

In St Paul’s Conservation Area.

History

Built 1963 and thought to be a good example of its type. Some stained glass from the previous Victorian building is incorporated into the 60s building.

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Methodist Church

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St Faith's church

St Faith’s Church

122 Windmill Road
TW8 9NA

Church built 1906-7.

History

Built in 1906 – 1907 in Gothic revival style to a design by GF Bodley and CG Hare.

John Betjeman wrote ‘St Faith’s displays all the splendour of Bodley in its simplicity and strength. It rises like a great ship over the housetops and inside the view from the west end leads you naturally to the altar and up to the roof’.

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St Lawrence's Church

St Lawrence’s Church

High Street

Built in 15th century as a church with 18th century alterations, now derelict..

Grade II* listed

On English Heritage “At Risk” Register.

In Grand Union Canal & Boston Manor Conservation Area; Thames Policy.

EH Listing Description

Former church. Tower C15 altered C19; body of church 1764 by Thomas Hardwicke  (old list); south aisle and north vestry added C19; interior re-done 1889  (Pevsner p.28); 1970s restoration work. Tower of Kentish rag with ashlar  dressing; body of church of brown brick in Flemish bond with ashlar dressings;  Welsh slate roofs. 3-stage west tower; 3-bay aisled nave with 1-bay chancel,  all in one, having additional south aisle, north vestry and small sanctuary. Continue reading