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Church of St John the Evangelist, Waterloo Road, Lambeth, London: the restored nave seen from the chancel

RIBApix ref no RIBA48778
Architect/DesignerBedford, Francis Octavius (1784-1858)
Artist/PhotographerRead, E. R. H.
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1824
Image Date1951
ViewInterior
StyleGreek Revival
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP506/94
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Built to celebrate British victory in the Napoleonic Wars, this church was badly firebombed in 1940 and much of the interior was destroyed. Post-war repairs were completed in 1951 when it reopened and served as the parish church for the Festival of Britain.

Subject tags

balconies, churches, restoration, church fittings