ALL SAINTS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1244162
Date first listed:
10-Jun-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Jan-1999
Statutory Address:
ALL SAINTS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, CAMDEN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ALL SAINTS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, CAMDEN STREET

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 29246 83849

Details

CAMDEN

TQ2983NW CAMDEN STREET 798-1/77/162 (East side) 10/06/54 All Saints Greek Orthodox Church (Formerly Listed as: CAMDEN STREET Church of All Saints)

GV I

Church, formerly Church of England, now Greek Orthodox. 1822-24. By W & HW Inwood. Yellow stock brick with stone east and west ends (west end painted); stone tower. Rectangular plan with apsed chancel in Greek Revival style. EXTERIOR: west end with tetrastyle in antis semicircular portico of giant fluted Ionic columns carrying an entablature which continues around the building, supported at west end angles by pilasters. Antefixae to cornice. Above the portico, a circular stone tower (based on the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates, Athens) with Ionic columns supporting an entablature surmounted by a drum with clock faces and cross finial. 3 square-headed entrances with surrounds of pilasters, cornice-head and round-arched architrave; C20 wooden doors and reeded panelling above. North and south facades with architraved round-arched windows having square-headed surrounds. East end apse with round-arched windows linked by impost bands. INTERIOR: with flat ceiling; 5 bays with Ionic columns supporting galleries on 3 sides. Classical decorative detail inspired by Henry William's travels in Greece. Chancel and nave now separated by iconostasis. HISTORICAL NOTE: originally built as a chapel of ease to serve Lord Camden's new developments, it was known as the Camden Chapel and only dedicated to All Saints in 1920. Loaned to the Greek Orthodox Church in 1948. (Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood, Parish of St Pancras IV: London: -1952: 136).





Listing NGR: TQ2924483853

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
476828
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Survey of London - Kings Cross neighbourhood The Parish of St Pancras Part 4: Volume 24 , (1951), 136

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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