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Roman Catholic Church of St John Fisher, Chorleywood

Description: Roman Catholic Church of St John Fisher

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 158747

OS Grid Reference: TQ0233096053
OS Grid Coordinates: 502330, 196053
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6540, -0.5222

Location: Shire Lane, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire WD3 5NT

Locality: Chorleywood
Local Authority: Three Rivers District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD3 5NT

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Listing Text

(Southeast side)

5/106 R.C. Church of
St. John Fisher


House, now house and chapel. c.1890 extended c.1905 by C.F.A. Voysey.
Red brick, mostly roughcast. Stone dressings. Tiled roofs. Arts and
Crafts Style addition to detached suburban house. All 2 storeys.
Addition by Voysey to right: ground floor long 12 light stone mullion
and transom window, arranged 1:4:1, leaded lights, tile dripmould. First
floor two 3 light stone mullion windows. Brick pilaster buttresses at
ends. Sprocketed eaves. Steeply hipped roof with a tall roughcast stack
to right with a tile coped triangulated cap. To left earlier house has a
projecting gabled bay to left, ground floor rectangular bay window,
corniced architraved first floor sashes, applied timber in gable. On
left return towards rear a door by Voysey with heartshaped ends to strap
hinges. To rear of later block a ground floor later C20 addition, first
floor 4 light stone mullioned window, an entrance and a single light. A
stack to right. Stone mullioned windows inserted to rear of earlier house
by Voysey, 5 and 3 lights. 1 storey hipped projection to rear right.
Interior: round arches, fireplaces, doors, low picture rails and
ventilation grilles by Voysey. Formerly known as Hill Cottage. (Pevsner

Listing NGR: TQ0233096053

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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