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St James's Church, Bermondsey
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51°29′49″N 0°04′00″W / 51.4970°N 0.0668°W / 51.4970; -0.0668Coordinates: 51°29′49″N 0°04′00″W / 51.4970°N 0.0668°W / 51.4970; -0.0668
Location Bermondsey, London
Country United Kingdom
Denomination Church of England
History
Status Active
Consecrated 7 May 1829
Architecture
Heritage designation II
Designated 6 December 1949
Architect(s) James Savage
Style Neo-classical
Years built 1827–1829
Administration
Parish St James', Bermondsey
Archdeaconry Southwark
Episcopal area Woolwich
Archdiocese Canterbury
Diocese Southwark
Province Canterbury

St James's Church, Bermondsey, is a Church of England parish church in Bermondsey, south London. Designed by James Savage, it was most expensive of the churches built by the Commission for Building Fifty New Churches. It was completed and consecrated in 1829 and given a separate parish (split off from the ancient parish of St Mary Magdalene's, Bermondsey) in 1840. In 1949 it was designated a Grade II* listed building.

The churchyard was closed to burials in 1855, and was then used for communal drying. It was converted to gardens by the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association, and opened to the public in 1886. An obelisk memorial and some chest-tombs were retained.

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