AVIATION HOUSE (FORMER CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1379262

Date first listed: 14-May-1974

Statutory Address: AVIATION HOUSE, 125, KINGSWAY, LONDON, WC2B 6NH

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: AVIATION HOUSE, 125, KINGSWAY, LONDON, WC2B 6NH

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 30496 81455

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/08/2017

TQ3081SW 798-1/105/996

CAMDEN KINGSWAY (West side) No 125 Aviation House (Former Church of the Holy Trinity)

(Formerly listed as Nos.125 AND 127 Church of the Holy Trinity) 14/05/74 GV II

Church, redundant in 1994. c1909-11. By J Belcher and JJ Joass. Portland stone. Rectangular plan with eastern apse and western concave screen wall. Edwardian Baroque style. Concave facade with central semicircular projecting portico of Corinthian columns supporting an entablature, which continues across the flanking walls, and shallow dome surmounted by an enriched urn. Similar urns surmounted terminating pillars of flanking walls. Round-arched niches with entrances below and tablets supported by sculptured angels above, flank the portico. The projected central tower was never built; now with shaped gable appearing behind portico and having an enriched tablet surmounted by a bellcote with cast-iron balcony. INTERIOR: there was also no money to stone face the interior; now white-washed brick with exposed brick above. Tunnel vault roof in concrete with penetrations from the middle north and south windows. All windows tall, round-headed.

HISTORICAL NOTE: facade design modelled loosely on S. Maria della Pace in Rome by Pietro da Cortona.

Listing NGR: TQ3049681455

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 478630

Legacy System: LBS

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