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Latitude: 51.4971 / 51°29'49"N
Longitude: -0.1696 / 0°10'10"W
OS Eastings: 527156
OS Northings: 179165
OS Grid: TQ271791
Mapcode National: GBR 6K.3H
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.0MPN
Entry Name: The Oratory
Listing Date: 15 April 1969
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1358123
English Heritage Legacy ID: 203545
Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW7
District: Kensington and Chelsea
London Borough Ward: Brompton & Hans Town
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Holy Trinity with St Paul, Onslow Sq and St Augustine, Sth Kensington
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2779 SW BROMPTON ROAD SW3
15.4.69 The Oratory
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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