CHAPEL OF ST LUKE, BROMPTON HOSPITAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1272410
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1988
Statutory Address:
CHAPEL OF ST LUKE, BROMPTON HOSPITAL, FULHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHAPEL OF ST LUKE, BROMPTON HOSPITAL, FULHAM ROAD

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Kensington and Chelsea (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 26815 78490

Details

The following building shall be added: TQ 2678 FULHAM ROAD (north-west side) 3/496 Chapel of St Luke, Brompton Hospital

II

Chapel of St Luke: 1849-50 by E. B. Lamb, altered and enlarged 1891-2 by W. White. Kentish rag with Caen stone dressings. Slate roof. Moulded plinth, and coped parapets interrupted by lozenge-shaped panels. Buttresses with set- offs and crocketed finials. Copper covered fleches, one over nave, the other over aisle, added in 1890s. Nave, north aisle, chancel, organ chamber, south transept, vestry. Gothic Revival style. West window by Lamb, of 5-lights with cusped tracery, crockets and ballflowers, flanked by buttresses. 3-bay north aisle retains Lamb's original 2-light traceried windows. Window to east, followed by canted organ chamber, by White. 5-light east window, flanked by buttresses; 2 windows on south wall of Chancel; 5-sided south transept; entrance lobby,gabled vestry block parallel to nave and two,2-light windows in south wall of nave, all by Lamb, but with windows reset by White. Interior: entrance lobby has open-timber roof supported on corbels with monograms of Lamb, Foulis, his sister, and Rose, Hon Sec to hospital. Nave has 3-bay north arcade with chamfered arches and piers with capitals and bases, with 4th similar transept bay to east. Double-moulded chancel arch. Open timber nave roof by Lamb, with hammerbeams, arched braces with traceried spandrels, diagonal ties, struts and pendants. Chancel; rebuilt by White, but incorporating Lamb's ornate 2-part-stone sedilia. Two canopied niches in angles of east wall and ornate aumbry on north side of sanctuary, all with decorated ogee-arches. Roof by White, with simple hammerbeams decorated with carved angels and heraldic shields, probably reset. Many fittings designed by Lamb survive, including: pulpit, reading desks, altar rail, altar table, Chancel screen, pews and stalls. Stone font, dated 1875, in south transept. Stained glass, designed by Lamb, illustrating healing themes from New Testament, and with heraldry. (Survey of London, XLI, 135-139).

--------------------------------- In the entry for: TQ 2678 FULHAM ROAD (north-west side) 3/496 Chapel of St Luke, Brompton Hospital

II

the building should be upgraded to Grade II* (star).

This amends the 20th amendment to the 46th list.

Listing NGR: TQ2681578490

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
425163
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Survey of London - Southern Kensington: Volume 41, , Vol. 41, (1983)

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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