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Church of St Agatha, Kingston upon Thames

Description: Church of St Agatha

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 April 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 203208

OS Grid Reference: TQ1878770347
OS Grid Coordinates: 518787, 170347
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4197, -0.2931

Location: 1 Wyndham Road, Kingston upon Thames, Greater London KT2 5UG

Locality: Kingston upon Thames
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: KT2 5UG

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Listing Text




Church. 1899 by the Architect John Kelly, modelled on a
Church in Rome. Basilican plan. Built of red brick with
sandstone dressings and slate roof. West front has
pediment surmounted by cross. Above doorcase is central
round-headed niche with statue of St. Agatha flanked by
2 round-headed windows with inpost blocks extending into
bands. Elaborate central porch with curved pediment with
papal crown and keys. Tympanum has stone carving of
Christ in Majesty with book with letters Alpha and Omega,
an angel, an eagle and 2 lions. Composite pilasters 2
3 panel doors. Above the porch are the words "SANCTA
AGATHA ORA PRO NOBIS". Aisles have circular windows to
west front. Sides have 5 round-headed windows to
clerestory with carved cornice. South side has 2
pedimented chapels with circular windows and 4 blank
arches and curved Baptistery. Apsidal ended chancel.
Interior has 5 bay nave with. Composite columns. Barrel
vaulted roof with coffered gilt ceiling to chancel. To
rear is gallery with organ loft. Chancel has marble
altar and reredos, 2 semicircular marble pulpits and
marble altar rail. The side chapels also has marble
altars, reredos and altar rails. Marble font to

Listing NGR: TQ1878770347

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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