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THE DISSENTERS CHAPEL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: THE DISSENTERS CHAPEL

List entry Number: 1080628

Location

THE DISSENTERS CHAPEL, HARROW ROAD W10

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Kensington and Chelsea

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 13-Jun-2001

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 203824

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History

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Details

TQ 2382 SE HARROW ROAD W10 249/80/140 KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY

15-APR-1969 The Dissenters' Chapel

(Formerly Listed as: HARROW ROAD W10 KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY Non Conformist Mortuary Chapel)

II

Dissenters' Chapel and catacombs. 1831-34. By John Griffith, Surveyor to the General Cemetery Company. Portland stone, rendered brick walls. Ionic tetrastyle portico with pediment, flanked by curving three-bay wings with paired pilasters to front and twin Ionic columns in antis to ends; memorial tablets on walls of wings. Interior: east wall articulated with pilasters; pine reading desk and pews. Modern single-storey extension to rear of north wing. Catacombs (partly sealed) below the chapel. History: the first purpose-built Nonconformist funerary chapel in a public cemetery. The wings were demolished in the early 1970s and reinstated in 1995-97 by English Heritage: see The Architects' Journal 9th April 1998,40-41. Bibliography 6478 Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England (English Heritage), Part 17 Greater London

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Architects Journal' in 9 April, (1998), 40-41
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

National Grid Reference: TQ 23863 82399

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