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HAMPSTEAD CEMETERY MORTUARY CHAPELS

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.

Name: HAMPSTEAD CEMETERY MORTUARY CHAPELS

List entry Number: 1113020

Location

HAMPSTEAD CEMETERY MORTUARY CHAPELS, FORTUNE GREEN ROAD

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Camden

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-May-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Jan-1999

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477347

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2485NE FORTUNE GREEN ROAD 798-1/23/488 (West side) 14/05/74 Hampstead Cemetery Mortuary Chapels (Formerly Listed as: HAMPSTEAD CEMETERY Mortuary Chapels)

GV II

Linked Church of England (south) and Nonconformist (north) mortuary chapels. 1875-6. By Charles Bell. Random Kentish rag rubble with Bath stone dressings. Slate roofs. Symmetrical composition of apsidal ended 4-bay chapels linked by a porte-cochere in Decorated Gothic style. Chapels entered from the porte-cochere. East ends with traceried 6-light pointed windows flanked by angle buttresses with tall finials. Apsidal west ends of 3 gabled bays each having 2-light traceried windows and separated by buttresses. Porte-cochere a rectangular plan tower with buttressed angles and pointed archway above which blind arcading and a roundel in the gables; surmounted by an octagonal belfry under arcading and spire. Linked to chapels by 3-bay arcaded porticoes. INTERIORS: each chapel with an arched brace roof on foliated corbels; large chancel arches on well-carved demi-angels into the apses. Church of England chapel with 3 good stained glass windows designed by J Dudley Forsyth of Hampstead. Church of England chapel now inter-denominational; Nonconformist chapel used as a store.







Listing NGR: TQ2488485581

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National Grid Reference: TQ 24884 85581

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