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Western (Non Conformist) Chapel and Attached Urinal at Lavender Hill Gardens of Remembrance, Enfield

Description: Western (Non Conformist) Chapel and Attached Urinal at Lavender Hill Gardens of Remembrance

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 June 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 200834

OS Grid Reference: TQ3181998051
OS Grid Coordinates: 531819, 198051
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6658, -0.0954

Location: Lavender Gardens, Enfield, Greater London EN2 0TH

Locality: Enfield
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EN2 0TH

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:

TQ 39 NW (north side off)
20/300 Western (Non-
Conformist) Chapel
and attached urinal
at Lavender Hill Gdns
of Remembrance


Non-conformist cemetery chapel, now store and attached urinal. 1870-71 by
T J Hill for Enfield Burial Board; builder J and J Field. Rock-faced stone with
ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof. 3 bays with apse at west end, central
northern porch, and 2-stage eastern bell tower with steeple. In Decorated
Gothic style having quoins; plinth; strings; offset buttresses; pointed-arched
openings with decoratively-stopped hoodmoulds, traceried windows, and board
doors with decorative iron hinges; leaf-decorated eaves cornice; gableted
kneelers; ashlar stepped coping and cross finial. Tower: gableted and finialled
buttresses; lower stage has archway with elaborately-decorated corbels suppor-
ting inner order; inner doorway and ribbed vault; 1-light windows to returns,
foundation stone to south side. Upper stage has louvred 3-light belfry
openings. Corbelled parapet. Broached steeple with 2 tiers of lucarnes;
moulded string with gargoyles; and finial. Nave: 2 light windows; porch has
quatrefoil over door and spherical-triangular openings to 2-bay returns. On
right of porch's curved metal urinal with embossed panels and decorative bands
at coved top. Apse: 1-light windows; decorative iron finial. Interior:
decorative stone corbels to sanctuary arch and supporting arch-braced roof

Listing NGR: TQ3181998051

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Source: English Heritage

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