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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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