While I was in Kennington Park area I also visited two churches close to the Park. St Mark’s Church was built on Kennington Park Road in 1824, one of four churches built to celebrate Wellington’s victory at Waterloo. The church was bombed in WWII and only the façade and cupola remain from the original building.
St John the Divine, ‘..one of the best Victorian churches in south London..’, according to Pevsner. Built by GE Street in 1870-74, gutted in 1940, but rebuilt.
There is a very striking trio of statues in the Church, but I felt unable to photograph because there were people reading, and praying, and I did not want to intrude. It is The Kelham Rood. This photograph doesn’t do justice to the figures.