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Description: Anglican Chapel, East Finchley Cemetery
Date Listed: 2 August 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 199257
OS Grid Reference: TQ2603089721
OS Grid Coordinates: 526030, 189721
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5923, -0.1820
The following building shall be added:
TQ 2589 EAST END ROAD
31-/23/10008 Anglican Chapel, East Finchley
Anglican funerary chapel. 1854, to designs of Barnet and Brick. Kentish ragstone facing,
plinth of brick, stone dressings. Roofs of slate. Cruciform in plan, with shallow rectangular
apse of one bay, crossing, north and south transepts of one bay each, and two bay nave;
exterior entrance porch of one, rib-vaulted bay; narthex at west end of nave formed from
wood panel screen. Clasping and angle buttresses used throughout. East elevation has a
blocked recess indicating position of altar (see below) and a tracery rose window. North and
South transept elevations have one three-light, tracery window each, sill band and boldly
scaled angle buttresses. West elevation, seen from main entrance, most diamatic: subordered
entrance porch with three-light tracery window above, the pair framed by clasping buttresses.
Bell cote above of base, middle bell stage strengthened by flying buttresses and crocheted
spire. To either return a single storey wing with lean-to roof, functioning as serving
room/vestry and approximating position of nave aisle.
Interior: moulded chancel arch; wood panelled reredos and altar; chandelier in Gothic
Revival style suspended from boss of crossing; timber roof supported by carved corbels, some
historiated; roof composed of arched principals to tie and king post with Gothic cusping;
crossing spanned by cusped, straight principals; double chamfered purlins to each principal;
deep window-splays; leaded lights with stained glass borders of original design; planked and
timber framed west double door; ornamental strap hinges. Part of a group of mid C19
buildings which includes the Nonconformist Chapel, Gatelodge, entrance and attached
railings, East End Road (q.v.).
Listing NGR: TQ2603089721
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Source: English Heritage
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