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St Stephen's, Gloucester Road
|Location||Gloucester Road, Brompton, London|
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Archdeaconry||Archdeaconry of Middlesex|
|Episcopal area||Kensington (Bishop of Kensington)|
|Diocese||Diocese of London|
|Bishop(s)||Jonathan Baker (AEO)|
As a traditional Anglo-Catholic parish, rejecting the ordination of women to the priesthood and as bishops, it receives alternative episcopal oversight from the Bishop of Fulham (currently Jonathan Baker). The parish is a member of Forward in Faith.
The poet T. S. Eliot served as a churchwarden at St Stephen's; between 1933 and 1940 he lived in the church's vicarage, first at 9 Grenville Place (1934-7), then at 11 Emperor's Gate (1937–40).
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