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Description: Eastern (Anglican) Cemetery Chapel at Lavender Hill Gardens of Remembrance
Date Listed: 21 June 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 200836
OS Grid Reference: TQ3193298102
OS Grid Coordinates: 531932, 198102
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6662, -0.0937
The following building shall be added to the list:
TQ 39 NW (north side off) )
20/302 Eastern (Anglican)
Cemetery Chapel at
Lavender Hill Gardens
Anglican cemetery chapel. 1870-71 by T J Hill for Enfield Burial Board; builder
J and J Hill. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof. 3 bays
with apse at east end, central north porch, and 2-stage western bell tower with
steeple. In Decorated Gothic style having quoins; plinth; strings; offset
buttresses; painted-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;
griffin-headed rainwater downpipes. Tower: gableted and finialled buttresses;
lower stage has archway with elaborately-decorated corbels supporting inner
order; decorative iron gates; inner doorway and ribbed vault; 1-light windows to
returns. Upper stage has louvred 3-light belfry openings. Corbelled parapet.
Broached steeple has 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 left of porh C20 toilet block is not
of special interest. Apse: 1-light windows; decorative iron finial. Interior:
decorative stone corbels to sanctuary arch and supporting arch-braced roof
Listing NGR: TQ3193298102
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Source: English Heritage
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