St Sarkis, Kensington

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St Sarkis, Kensington
St Sarkis, Kensington
51°29′59″N 0°11′37″W / 51.49963°N 0.19365°W / 51.49963; -0.19365Coordinates: 51°29′59″N 0°11′37″W / 51.49963°N 0.19365°W / 51.49963; -0.19365
Country United Kingdom
Denomination Armenian Apostolic Church
Architecture
Architect(s) Arthur Davis
Administration
Diocese Diocese of the Armenian Church of Great Britain

St Sarkis, Kensington is an Armenian church and a Grade II* listed building in Iverna Gardens, Kensington, London, England. It was constructed in 1922–23 by Calouste Gulbenkian as a memorial to his parents, and the architect was Arthur Davis.[1][2] The largest Armenian church in the United Kingdom—St Yeghiche, a converted Anglican church—is in South Kensington.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Sarkis (Armenian Church), Iverna Gardens, W8 (1080556)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Ben Weinreb and Christopher Hibbert. The London Encyclopaedia (1993 ed.). Macmillan. p. 426. ISBN 0-333-57688-8.  Retrieved 17 March 2014.