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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.


List entry Number: 1264438


Shah Jahan Mosque, Oriental Road, Woking

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

County: Surrey

District: Woking

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Jan-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 427831

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/02/2016

TQ 05NW 6/103


(Formerly listed as Shah Jehan Mosque)


Mosque. 1889, by W.I. Chambers. Dressed rubblestone, stucco facing, copper dome and finials. Square with 3 bay front articulated by four panelled piers with open turrets above linked by battlement type decoration. The turrets are crowned with sphere finials in floral sockets. Centre full height ogee arch with decorative bands to arch surround, metal arabesque work with blue inlay to arch spandrels. Central 4 paned door under trefoil head, circular metal work decoration above. Similar ogee arches to either side with panel doors to semi-circular chapels, bulls eye type decoration on over doors. Central spherical dome with band of stars around the equator and petal decoration to the top forming the base for a crescent finial. Left and right hand return fronts have ogee arched windows with star and hexagon glazing tracery.

PEVSNER : Buildings of England, Surrey : pp.533-4 BUILDING NEWS 2nd August 1889

Listing NGR: TQ0151659178

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971)
'Building News' in 2nd August, (1889), 533-534

National Grid Reference: TQ 01516 59178


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