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Greater London Authority
Camden (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 25413 85301



TQ2585SW LYNCROFT GARDENS 798-1/35/1837 (South East side) Emmanuel Church


Anglican church. 1897-8, chancel and first 4 bays; 1903 west end completed. Only ground and first floor of tower built. R Whitfield and JA Thomas, architects. Red brick with stone dressing. Tiled roof. PLAN: Basilican plan with north and south lean-to aisles of 5 bays, apsidal east end. 'Salisbury' chapel at south-east corner. Entrance through north porch fronting Lyncroft Gardens (originally base of tower). Clerestory chancel lower than nave. EXTERIOR: 5 bays divided by brick buttresses. Paired Early English lights in each bay in clerestory, with brick moulding and brick dentilled cornice above. Aisles have 3-light lancets with brick moulding and brick dentilled cornice above. Narthex at west end with small apsidal chapel with separate roof. 3-light window with brick mouldings on western apse with brick dentilled cornice above. 5-light lancet window at east end; group of three flanked by single lancets at west end. INTERIOR: white brick with bands of red brick. Tall 5-bay nave with aisles. Arcades of pointed arches on clustered columns. Arcade at west end divides nave from narthex. Barrel-vaulted open timber roof. Paired lancet windows in clerestory; aisle windows 3-light lancets, plain glazed. Chancel with reredos depicting Last Supper designed 1908 by JA Thomas. Carved oak pulpit 1901 by Thomas. Organ built 1910 by JW Walker and Sons. Mosaic floor. 3 windows at east end depicting scenes from the Life of Jesus 1903. Brass eagle lectern 1898. West end has baptistry in apse: Gothic Revival stone font resting on marble colonnettes (1898). Oak cover 1902. Stained glass of 1904 depicts subjects connected with the Baptismal service. Includes window given by the architect of the church JA Thomas in memory of his partner, R Whitfield d.1901. Salisbury Chapel furnished in 1952 by painter Frank Salisbury.

Listing NGR: TQ2541385301


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 20 Nov 2005
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