CHAPEL IN THE WOOD, STRAWBERRY HILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1253028
Date first listed:
25-May-1983
Statutory Address:
CHAPEL IN THE WOOD, STRAWBERRY HILL, WALDEGRAVE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHAPEL IN THE WOOD, STRAWBERRY HILL, WALDEGRAVE ROAD

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Richmond upon Thames (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 15730 72132

Details

1. 5028 WALDEGRAVE ROAD

Chapel in the Wood, Strawberry Hill TQ 1572 17/12

I

2. Circa 1760 for Horace Walpole. Architect possibly Bentley, but roof by Mr Chute Small rendered, polygonal building. Slated roof. Carved stone front 'inspired by the Audley Tomb at Salisbury. '(Pevsner). Framed by octagonal corner pilasters and niches. Low panelled door to left with 3-centred arch and 3 quatrefoils over. To right of door, small stained glass window. Above, large 3-light stained glass window. Crocketed parapet with carved band of grape vine, with central shield. (Interior has pretty blue and gold fan vaulting and blue and yellow tiles - Pevsner). Country Life July 12, 1924 (vol 56) p 18ff and p 56ff.

Listing NGR: TQ1572972132

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
436167
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 12 July, , Vol. 56, (1924), 18+56
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

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: 19 Mar 2003
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