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St Johns Church

The church where Charlie Chaplins parents were married


This delightful Walworth Church of England church was where comedian Charlie Chaplins parents were married, and where his half-brother was baptised.

It was built in 1859/60 and designed by Henry Jarvis. It is currently a Grade II listed building.

The church consists of a nave, north and south aisles, chancel, Lady Chapel, choir vestry and vestry, a tower located at the west end of the south aisle and a north porch.

The external walls are of random flint and stone with lime stone dressings, the roofs are covered with slates.

Location: 18 Larcom Street, Walworth, London, SE17 1NQ