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Forest School Chapel, Waltham Forest

Description: Forest School Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 206866

OS Grid Reference: TQ3926089357
OS Grid Coordinates: 539260, 189357
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5859, 0.0087

Location: 2 College Place, Walthamstow, Greater London E17 3PY

Locality: Waltham Forest
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E17 3PY

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Listing Text

Walthamstow E17
5/10 (north side)

19.lO.51 Forest School Chapel


School chapel. 1857, enlarged 1875 by William White. Stock brick, with red and
blue banding. Steeply pitched tiled roof to eaves. Aisleless nave roof line
unbroken at junctions with chancel; short low transepts. Bellcote to west end
with shingled spire. Early English/Geometrical gothic style. 2 light brick plate-
traceried nave windows, 3-light east window. Triangular dormers to roof with
timber tracery. Projecting south west porch and enclosed buttessed corridor with
3-light windows attaching chapel to main school buildings. Interior of chapel
with open timber hammerbeam and scissor truss roof and stalls from Jesus College
Chapel Oxford. Stained glass to east window by Morris and Co.

Listing NGR: TQ3926089357

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Source: English Heritage

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