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Description: Church of St Alban
Date Listed: 14 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 201833
OS Grid Reference: TQ2405977922
OS Grid Coordinates: 524059, 177922
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4866, -0.2146
TQ 2477 MARGRAVINE ROAD W6
- Church of St Alban
Church. 1894-6.Aston Webb and Ingres Ball. Red brick, stone dressings slate
roof. Fine Perpendicular style. Four bay nave, aisles, narthex, transepts,
very shallow choir, (unfinished). Low octagonal turret with spirelet to north
transept. Perpendicular tracery. Interior with brick polyohrmy in red and
yellow, with stone dressings, now painted. Wide arcades and wide aisles.
Octagonal piers with unusual capitals having eight facets offset from those of
shaft, with ogees cusps at intersections. No bases (floor raised?). Clerestory
with paired square-headed windows and continuous timber lintel, divided by
timber columns. Arcade and clerestory form screen across transept ends. Fine
king post roof. Finely moulded arches on east side of transepts, blocked.
Five-light reticulated tracery to windows of transept ends, with main mullions
ascending to meet window head. Later organ loft to west end. A church of
some originality included despite incomplete state.
Listing NGR: TQ2405977922
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Source: English Heritage
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