St. Andrew’s (formerly All Saint’s) Church, Camberwell

St. Andrew’s (formerly All Saint’s) Church

Basett Keeling, architect

Dove Brothers, general contractors



“This church has been erected through the instrumentality of the Rev. Daniel Moore, of Camden Chapel, and has been assigned a district out of his parish. It is constructed externally of four varieties of stone: Kentish rag, laid in ‘drop courses;’ red Mansfield columns and parts of arches; the general dressings of yellow, with a small admixture of blue, Bath; and bands of both Bath and red Mansfield stone. The [?] of which there are two, one on each side, being a continuation of the back row of choir-stalls, but differing from them in design. Beyond the chancel is a sacrarium, 18 ft. wide, with apsidal east end, and raised one itep above the chancel, making the total internal length of the church 125 ft. The height of the west gable of the nave is 56 ft, the tower 66 ft., and to the top of the spire 140 ft. The church will seat 900 adults, allowing 20 in. sitting-space for each person, the seats being 2 ft. 8 in. wide. The total oost, inclusive of stainoil glass, carving and decorations, the inclosure of the site, and a bell, be about £5600. The organ was a private gift by two gentlemen of the committee. It is by Messrs. Bering ton and Sons, has sixteen stops, and cost about £400. Mr. Basett Keeling, of Gray's Inn, was the architect; Messrs. Dove Brothers were the general contractors.

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