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Church of Our Lady of Grace and St Teresa of Avila Waltham Forest

Summary

The Roman Catholic Church was established in Chingford in 1914, and the Church of Our Lady of Grace and St Teresa of Avila was founded in 1919 although it was not until 1930/31 that the present church was built. A Gothic Revival style building designed by architect/builder G W Martyn, with the tower dating from 1956, the church is surrounded on two sides by a small garden with flower beds, shrubs and trees. The south porch is English oak with carvings by Don Potter (Porter?).

Basic Details

Site location:
Station Road/Kings Road, Chingford

Postcode:
E4 7HP ( Google Map)

Type of site:
Churchyard

Date(s):
1930/31

Designer(s):
Church: G W Martyn

Listed structures:
LBII: Church of Our Lady of Grace and St Teresa of Avila

Borough:
Waltham Forest

Site ownership:
Catholic Church

Site management:
Catholic Church

Open to public?
Yes

Opening times:
private/for churchgoers

Special conditions:

Facilities:

Events:

Public transport:
Rail: Chingford. Bus: 97, 179, 212, 313, 379, 444

The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/04/2012
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. http://dioceseofbrentwood.net/parishes/Deanery

Further Information

Grid ref:
TQ386942

Size in hectares:

Green Flag:
No

On EH National Register :
No

EH grade:
None

Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
No

Registered common or village green on Commons Registration Act 1965:
No

Protected under London Squares Preservation Act 1931:
No

Local Authority Data

The information below is taken from the relevant Local Authority's planning legislation, which was correct at the time of research but may have been amended in the interim. Please check with the Local Authority for latest planning information.

On Local List:
No

In Conservation Area:
Yes

Conservation Area name:
Chingford Green

Tree Preservation Order:
No

Nature Conservation Area:
No

Green Belt:
No

Metropolitan Open Land:
No

Special Policy Area:
No

Other LA designation:
None

Fuller information

Sources consulted:

LB Waltham Forest Conservation Area leaflet; Stephen Pewsey 'Images of England: Chingford', (Tempus Publishing 1996)

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