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Upper Norwood: St John

Croydon North Deanery


2 Sylvan Road
Upper Norwood
SE19 2RX

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Parish Contacts

The Revd John Pritchard  (Vicar)

St John's Vicarage
2 Sylvan Road
Upper Norwood
London SE19 2RX

Tel: 020 8771 6686
E-mail: johnapritchard@hotmail.co.uk

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Sunday Services

9.15am Morning Prayers
10.00am High Mass
6.00pm Choral Evensong

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


Patron: Bishop of Southwark

Deanery: Croydon North

Archdeaconry: Croydon

Episcopal Area: Croydon

Diocesan Record Office: Surrey History Centre

Details of Church

Internal photoBuilt: 1878 - 87
Architect: J L Pearson
Listing: grade 2*

The church consists of a lofty nave and chancel under one continuous slated roof, side aisles under copper roofs, the Lady Chapel to the south of the chancel aisle, north and south transepts, vestries and organ chamber to the north of the church and an uncompleted tower attached to the south transept.

Walls are of solid thick brickwork with red facings externally and Bath stone dressings. Internally walls are faced in yellow stocks. Ceilings are vaulted in brick with stone ribs. The entire church is extremely well constructed and detailed.