St Chad Haggerston - The Worshipful Company of Parish Clerks

St Chad Haggerston

• St Chad's Church was described by Sir John Betjeman as "One of the best examples of an East-End Anglo-Catholic Church."

• Designed in 1868 by James Brooks, a local architect from Stoke Newington.

• The Parish was founded in 1869. Since its foundation the Parish of St Chad's has been combined with St Mary's Haggerston, which was destroyed by a bomb during WWII, and more recently with St Augustine's Haggerston.

• The church is built in red brick with stone dressing in a cruciform style with aisles. It has a central bell tower and a high, pitched roof.

• The red brick interior is striking with a very tall chancel arch to the rib-vaulted chancel

• Gray limestone font in C13 style.

• The Church and Vicarage of St Chad are built in the same style.

• It is a Grade 1 listed building.


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