CHAPEL OF FORMER LONDON ORPHAN ASYLUM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101105
Date first listed:
07-Jan-1983
Statutory Address:
CHAPEL OF FORMER LONDON ORPHAN ASYLUM, ORPHANAGE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHAPEL OF FORMER LONDON ORPHAN ASYLUM, ORPHANAGE ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Watford (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 11317 97194

Details

TQ 19 NW 4/22 5259

ORPHANGE ROAD Chapel of former London Orphan Asylum

II

1871 by Henry Dawson. Polychrome brick Gothic chapel with stone dressings. Four and a half bay nave, transepts and chancel with 3-sided apse. Plain lancet windows and small roses in transept gables. Ornate west front with clasping buttresses alternately brick and stone finishing in octagonal stone pinnacles. Brick main gable wall with stone niche and finial at apex, large stone plate-traceried rose set back in Gothic arch with polychrome brick voussoirs and stone side shafts. Hood mould over and string at base of recess and at springing level. Slightly projected gabled porch with stone shoulders, coping and apex. Polychrome brick arch with side shafts. Within, chancel not visible below windows. Original stained glass survives. Vehicle entrance broken through nave wall on west side.

Listing NGR: TQ1131797194

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
158204
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Jan 2005
Reference: IOE01/13251/26
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