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CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ATTACHED WALLS, PIERS AND GATES

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: CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ATTACHED WALLS, PIERS AND GATES

List entry Number: 1139083

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ATTACHED WALLS, PIERS AND GATES, PRIORY 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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477813

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2584SE PRIORY ROAD 798-1/59/1352 (East side) 14/05/74 Church of St Mary and attached walls, piers and gates

GV II

Church. 1856-62. By FJ and Horace Herbert Francis. Coursed Kentish ragstone with Bath stone dressings. Slated roof. Sanctuary with southern chapel and northern vestry, transepts, 4-bay nave with clerestory and lean-to aisles, and south-west tower. Middle-pointed Gothic style. EXTERIOR: entrances in south side of tower and west end with moulded pointed arches on colonnettes and double doors. Tower has diagonal buttresses, clock on south face, louvred belfry openings and broach spire with lucarnes. 5-light east and west windows; 4-light transepts. Aisles with corbel table. Clerestory with unusual 3-light windows under shallow gables linked to pilasters flanked by colonnettes; Lombard frieze. INTERIOR: not inspected but noted to have a fragment of an early C15 brass, being a nun's head, possibly Emma de St Omer the prioress, set in the north transept. Stained glass in chancel by Clayton and Bell; memorial window in north aisle commemorating RJ Pitcher, organist and Professor of Singing at the Guildhall School of Music who invented a device called the Techniquer to help novice organists master the pedals. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached ragstone walls with gate piers and cast-iron gates to entrances. HISTORICAL NOTE: built on the assumed site of the nunnery of Kilburn. (RCHME: London, Vol. II, West London: 1925-: 39).







Listing NGR: TQ2567084018

Selected Sources

Other
Inventory of the historical monuments in London Volume 2 West London excluding Westminster Abbey, (1925)

National Grid Reference: TQ 25670 84018

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