Soley Mews Chapel (former), Lloyd Baker Street, Thornhill WC1 - Islington

Former Chapel of the House of Retreat (Lloyd Baker Street and Lloyd Square), 1891-2 by Ernest Newton. The building is of stock brick with tracery windows in stone, slate roof, late Decorated Gothic style. It now appears to be occupied and in fair condition following its conversion to residential use. Discussions are taking place with the owner to ensure that there are no longer risks to the building fabric.

Soley Mews Chapel (former), Lloyd Baker Street, Thornhill WC1 - Islington
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Site Details

  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1195670
  • Local Planning Authority: Islington
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Chapel


  • Building Name: Soley Mews Chapel (former)
  • Street Name: Lloyd Baker Street
  • Postcode: WC1
  • Locality: Thornhill
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Islington
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Islington South and Finsbury
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Fair
  • Occupancy / Use: Occupied/in use
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: F
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II, CA

Contact Details

Luciana Grave (LPA) 020 7527 2389

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England