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THE ORATORY

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 ORATORY

List entry Number: 1358123

Location

THE ORATORY, BROMPTON ROAD SW3

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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 203545

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 2779 SW BROMPTON ROAD SW3

40/38 15.4.69 The Oratory GV II*

Church. 1884. H Gribble. Stone. Elaborate Italian Baroque style building. Nave of 3 main bays. Side chapels. Transepts and apsed chancel. Symmetrical facade, 5 bays to ground floor, 3 above. Pediment; recessed porch. Partly rusticated with applied pilasters and blind niches. Return elevations with similar treatment, and balustraded parapets to nave and aisle parapets. Lead covered dome over crossing with cupola and ball finial. Elaborate marble-lined interior, with domes to nave, top lit side chapels and much Baroque-style marble sculpture, including spandrel figures.

Listing NGR: TQ2715679165

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National Grid Reference: TQ 27156 79165

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