Lancaster Gate 9386

Greater London, Greater London, England

Brief Description

The church was demolished in 1977 apart from its tower and spire, which are now within private housing that overlooks the garden. Between the garden and Bayswater Road is a hard-landscaped public open space with two fine monuments, the Christ Church War Memorial and the Meath Memorial.

History

The Lancaster Gate estate was built in the mid C19th on land that was previously farmland. A popular Tea Gardens existed nearby from 1795, closing in 1854 when the area was developed for housing. The garden square had houses on three sides, with Christ Church on the fourth side.

Visitor Facilities

Lancaster Gate open space unrestricted; garden in front of Spire House private.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Lancaster Gate open space unrestricted; garden in front of Spire House private.

Directions

Tube: Lancaster Gate (Central)
History

Period

  • Mid 19th Century
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust