All Saints Church, Wandsworth

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All Saints Church, Wandsworth
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LocationWandsworth High Street, Wandsworth, Greater London, SW18 4LA
DenominationChurch of England
ChurchmanshipConservative evangelical
Functional statusParish church
Heritage designationGrade II* listed
ParishAll Saints, Wandsworth
ArchdeaconryArchdeaconry of Wandsworth
DioceseDiocese of Southwark
Vicar(s)The Revd Greg Prior
Curate(s)The Revd Ben Graham
Churchwarden(s)Claude Lobo and Olaniyi Ogunsina

All Saints Church, Wandsworth is a Grade II* listed church in Wandsworth High Street, London. It is a Church of England parish church, and the original parish church of Wandsworth.


There has been a church on the site since at least 1234, when John de Panormo was granted a dispensation 'to hold the Church of Wandsworth' as well as one in Italy.[1]

The present building[edit]

The present church originates from 1630.[2] 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.[1]

Today, All Saints shares its parish with the nearby church of Holy Trinity.[3]


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).[1]



  1. ^ a b c Weinreb, Ben & Hibbert, Christopher (1992). The London Encyclopaedia (reprint ed.). Macmillan. p. 19.
  2. ^ "Wandsworth, All Saints - Wandsworth Deanery - The Diocese of Southwark". Archived from the original on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 26 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Parish of Wandsworth - All Saints and Holy Trinity". Official website. Retrieved 28 March 2016.

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Coordinates: 51°27′27″N 0°11′43″W / 51.4576°N 0.1954°W / 51.4576; -0.1954