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St Peter & St Paul Parish Church, Chingford
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Location Chingford, London, E4 7EN
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Anglo-Catholic
History
Status Active
Architecture
Functional status Parish church
Heritage designation Grade II* listed
Administration
Parish Chingford
Archdeaconry Archdeaconry of West Ham
Diocese Diocese of Chelmsford
Clergy
Rector The Revd Dr Justin Lewis-Anthony
Honorary priest(s) The Revd Canon Rodney Matthews
Deacon(s) The Revd Prof Maxwell Hutchinson
Laity
Churchwarden(s) Joyce Hilton & Richard Vincent
Sacristan Alan Alexander

St Peter and St Paul is a Church of England parish church in Chingford, London. The church is a Grade II* listed building.

History

It was built in 1844 by the architect Lewis Vulliamy, and the eastern parts were added in 1903 by Sir Arthur Blomfield. It was paid for with £5,000 of his own money by Robert Boothby Heathcote, the then rector of All Saints, Chingford, who was concerned about the poor condition of that church.

On 28 June 1954, the church was designated a Grade II* listed building.

Present day

The parish of Chingford is in the Archdeaconry of West Ham of the Diocese of Chelmsford. The parish worships in the Anglo-Catholic tradition of the Church of England.

Notable clergy

  • Maxwell Hutchinson, architect, serves as parish deacon since 2016

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