HAMPSTEAD CEMETERY MORTUARY CHAPELS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1113020
Date first listed:
14-May-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Jan-1999
Statutory Address:
HAMPSTEAD CEMETERY MORTUARY CHAPELS, FORTUNE GREEN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
HAMPSTEAD CEMETERY MORTUARY CHAPELS, FORTUNE GREEN ROAD

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Camden (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 24884 85581

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
477347
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 Oct 2005
Reference: IOE01/13883/18
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