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Croydon: St Peter

Croydon Central Deanery

(within the benefice of South Croydon, St Peter & St Augustine)

Address

St Peter's Road
South Croydon
Surrey

Location map

Parish website

External photo

Sunday Services

Details of all Sunday and weekday services and activities may be obtained from the parish contacts

Facilities: Toilets, induction loop, large print books

Information

Tradition: Modern Catholic

Population (2001 census): 5,155
Urban Priority Area: No

Details of Church

Internal photoBuilt: 1849 - 51
Architect: Sir George Gilbert Scott
Listing: grade 2

St Peter's Church is a landmark building sited approximately one mile south of Croydon town centre. It was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott. The soaring tower and spire provides a foretaste of the High Victorian style which was to follow in succeeding decades.

It comprises a nave, chancel, north and south aisles, each with large porches. The tower is sited on the centre line of the nave at the west end. There is a Lady Chapel adjacent to the south side of the chancel which is balanced by the organ chamber on the north side. The latter is extended to accommodate the choir and clergy vestries; these in turn were extended in 1932 to create a sacristy, lavatory and entrance lobby.