All Saints Church, Wandsworth
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|All Saints Church, Wandsworth|
|Location||Wandsworth High Street, Wandsworth, Greater London, SW18 4LA|
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Functional status||Parish church|
|Heritage designation||Grade II* listed|
|Parish||All Saints, Wandsworth|
|Archdeaconry||Archdeaconry of Wandsworth|
|Diocese||Diocese of Southwark|
|Vicar(s)||The Revd Greg Prior|
|Curate(s)||The Revd Ben Graham|
|Churchwarden(s)||Claude Lobo and Olaniyi Ogunsina|
The present building
The present church originates from 1630. However, only the tower actually dates from this period; the north aisle was built in 1716, while most of the remainder dates from the rebuilding of 1780. Further alterations and additions were made in the 19th century; these included the strengthening of the tower in 1841 to accommodate a new set of bells, and a new chancel by E. W. Mountford, completed in 1900.
Today, All Saints shares its parish with the nearby church of Holy Trinity.
The interior has Robert Adam-like columns of wood, painted as marble, with a frieze and enriched cornice. Some monuments from the original church still survive in the present building; these include a brass to a soldier of King Henry V, and monuments to Susannah Powell (1620) and Alderman Henry Smith (1627).
- Weinreb, Ben & Hibbert, Christopher (1992). The London Encyclopaedia (reprint ed.). Macmillan. p. 19.
- "Wandsworth, All Saints - Wandsworth Deanery - The Diocese of Southwark". southwark.anglican.org. Archived from the original on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 26 July 2014.
- "Parish of Wandsworth - All Saints and Holy Trinity". Official website. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
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