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Chapel House, Bexley

Description: Chapel House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 December 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 198647

OS Grid Reference: TQ4729674256
OS Grid Coordinates: 547296, 174256
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4481, 0.1183

Locality: Bexley
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: DA15 9NP

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Listing Text

No 497 (Chapel House)
TQ 47 SE 4/2
Designed as an ornamental building, in imitation of a chapel, as part of layout
of Danson Park, perhaps in 1761 by Lancelot Brown, and intended to be culminating
point of view from house across lake; now separated from house by A2 trunk
road and modern houses. Brick, now roughcast. Pointed doorway with a quatrefoil
in tympanum; 2 pointed windows with 2 ogee-headed lights and quatrefoil above.
On south wall chimney-stack imitating embattled turret with looplights. Tiled
roof with ornate ridge tiles. Small pointed spire at north with weather vane.

Listing NGR: TQ4729674256

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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