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Merton: St James


Beaford Grove
SW20 9LB

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Parish Contacts

The Revd Canon James (Jim) Rosenthal

The Vicarage
Beaford Grove
SW20 9LB

Tel: 020 3016 5156
E-mail: sjtgpic@gmail.com

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Sunday Services

9.00am Morning Prayer
9.30am Sung Eucharist
9.30 am Sunday School on the first Sunday of the month

Details of weekday services are on the noticeboard in the porch.

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


Patron: Bishop of Southwark & the Vicar of Merton, St Mary

Deanery: Merton
Archdeaconry: Lambeth
Episcopal Area: Kingston
Diocesan Record Office: Surrey History Centre

Details of Church

Built: 1957
Architect: Thomas Ford & Partners
Listing: not listed

The accommodation comprises nave, aisles, sanctuary, west choir, chapel, choir vestry, priest's vestry, sacristy, toilet, south west porch and tower rooms. The church is built in a classical style. The walls are constructed is sand faced multi-coloured facing bricks and there are reconstructed stone dressings to windows, buttresses and parapets. The tower roof is constructed in reinforced concrete and an octagonal concrete spire rises approximately 7m above the roof. The spire roof is covered in copper and is surmounted by a copper boss and ornamental cross. The roof over the nave, aisles and chancel is covered in interlocking Roman clay tiles and is supported on steel trusses carried on the main walls.