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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1064362



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Bromley

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jun-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 358451

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HAWKWOOD LANE, CHISLEHURST 1. 4407 Roman Catholic Church of St Mary TQ 46 NW 5/69 II

2. Plain Gothic building erected in 1854. The Emperor Napoleon III's body was placed in the Sacristy on the 15 January 1873. The Empress Eugenie, in 1874 added to the building a Mortuary Chapel in French Gothic style to contain the Emperor's sarcophagus. The body of the Prince Imperial was brought back here on the 12 July 1879, but both the Emperor's sarcophagus and the Prince's coffin were removed by the Empress to Farnborough, Hants., in 1889. There is a memorial to the Prince Imperial on the East wall of the church erected by Monsignor Goddard his friend and tutor on the spot where the Prince's coffin rested from 1879-89.

Listing NGR: TQ4422269671

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National Grid Reference: TQ 44222 69671


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