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Description: Church of St Raphael
Date Listed: 24 December 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 203168
OS Grid Reference: TQ1782368365
OS Grid Coordinates: 517823, 168365
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4021, -0.3076
TQ 1768 SE KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES PORTSMOUTH ROAD
8B/8 Church of St Raphael
1847-8 by Charles Parker. Patron Alexander Raphael, MP for St Albans. Ashlar, with
pantiled roof. 3 bay nave with aisles and lower, shorter chancel. Central western
tower of three stages, with tripled round arches and strong bracketed eaves to
pyramidal roof. Two light round headed aisle windows with Corinthian column between
lights, oculus over, and round enclosing arch. Triple round arched and shafted
windows to clerestory. Round headed entrance below tower. Flanking church to north
and south are two wings, each three bays wide, two storeys high, of brick with stone
dressings and pantile roofs. Centre bay to each is taller than flanks. 2 light
round headed windows to central bay of each with square headed two light window
above, divided by Doric columns. Outer ground floor windows also round headed.
Arched doorways with shouldered arches beneath in bays adjacent to church. Low
pitched hipped roofs to eaves.
Listing NGR: TQ1782368365
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Source: English Heritage
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