Roman Catholic Church of St Agatha

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1080058
Date first listed:
19-Apr-1990
Statutory Address:
Roman Catholic Church of St Agatha, Wyndham Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 5JR

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Location

Statutory Address:
Roman Catholic Church of St Agatha, Wyndham Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 5JR

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Kingston upon Thames (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 18787 70347

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/04/2018

TQ17SE 1/16

Wyndham Road Roman Catholic Church of St Agatha

(Formerly listed as CHURCH OF ST AGATHA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, KINGS ROAD)

II Church. 1899 by the architect John Kelly, modelled on a church in Rome. Basilican plan. Built of red brick with sandstone dressings and slate roof. West front has pediment surmounted by cross. Above doorcase is central round-headed niche with statue of St. Agatha flanked by two round-headed windows with inpost blocks extending into bands. Elaborate central porch with curved pediment with papal crown and keys. Tympanum has stone carving of Christ in Majesty with book with letters Alpha and Omega, an angel, an eagle and two lions. Composite pilasters two three-panel doors. Above the porch are the words "SANCTA AGATHA ORA PRO NOBIS". Aisles have circular windows to west front. Sides have five round-headed windows to clerestory with carved cornice. South side has two pedimented chapels with circular windows and four blank arches and curved Baptistery. Apsidal ended chancel.

Interior has five bay nave with composite columns. Barrel vaulted roof with coffered gilt ceiling to chancel. To rear is gallery with organ loft. Chancel has marble altar and reredos, two semicircular marble pulpits and marble altar rail. The side chapels also has marble altars, reredos and altar rails. Marble font to baptistery.

Listing NGR: TQ1878770347

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
203208
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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Date: 14 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01157/06
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