This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SU 95NW BOROUGH OF WOKING BROOKWOOD CEMETERY
4/9 American Military Chapel
Chapel 1925, possibly by Egerton Swartwhent in a Greek Revival style. Stone c25 foot square, centralized plan. Portico of 4 fluted Doric columns up a flight of five steps to the front. Frieze inscription: "Perpetual light upon them shines". Centre block rising up behind with ribbon and garland decorative band; geometric pattern frieze above, pyramidal roof. 8 panel paired bronze doors in architrave surrounds behind the portico; bronze eagle in the transome light above. Return fronts have 2 half Doric columns with scroll frieze and stained glass windows between.
Interior: Handkerchief vault on marble columns to corners, 2 Doric columns to each side. Walls have bronze rolls of honour, mosaic behind altar.
Listing NGR: SU9490356725
© Norman Wigg. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Wigg, Norman
Rights Holder: Wigg, Norman
Stone, 20th Century Chapel, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship, Steps, Transport, Pedestrian Transport Site, Military Chapel
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