THE ORATORY HOUSE (BLOCK PARALLEL TO BROMPTON ROAD, BROMPTON ORATORY)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1080763
Date first listed:
07-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
THE ORATORY HOUSE (BLOCK PARALLEL TO BROMPTON ROAD, BROMPTON ORATORY), BROMPTON ROAD SW3

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE ORATORY HOUSE (BLOCK PARALLEL TO BROMPTON ROAD, BROMPTON ORATORY), BROMPTON ROAD SW3

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Kensington and Chelsea (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 27115 79156

Details

In the entry for: TQ 2779 SW BROMPTON ROAD SW3 40/40 The Oratory House (block parallel to Brompton Road, Brompton Oratory)

GV II*

London headquarters, private chapel and library of the Oratorian fathers. Main house (north block) and northern part of west wing designed by JJ Scoles, 1853. Southern part of west wing, 1872-3, partially refaced in stone by Leonard Stokes, 1911. Gault brick and stucco, slate roofs. Italianate style. North block: four storeys, five windows wide, sash windows with margin lights, rustications to ground floor, central entrance. West wing: three storeys, with balustraded parapets. Interior of west wing includes on ground floor the Little Oratory, refitted with stalls apsidal sanctuary, altar and ceiling decoration by J Hungerford Pollen, 1871-2 and with grisaille paintings on walls by Edgar Ritchard with Adrian Brookholding-Jones, 1954; on first floor the galleried library is chiefly by Scoles. At south end of west wing, St Wilfred's Hall on first floor has Italianate painted decoration. The Oratory House is connected at the east end to the Brompton Oratory Church(q.v.) Source: Survey of London, vol. 41, 1983, pp. 50-55

Listing NGR: TQ2711579156

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
203547
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Survey of London - Southern Kensington: Volume 41, (1983), 50-55

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: 11 Apr 2004
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