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Description: Greek Orthodox Church
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 213759
OS Grid Reference: SJ3578789166
OS Grid Coordinates: 335787, 389166
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3954, -2.9671
SJ 3589 SE BERKLEY STREET
60/147 Greek Orthodox
Church. 1865-70 by Henry Sumners. Brick and stone,
symmetrical composition. 2 storeys and 5 bays. Ground
floor has rusticated base, flush stone bands, string course
over, top parapet with segmental arch over each bay. Ground
floor paired round-headed windows have colonnetes with
Byzantine capitals. 1st floor lunette window with banded
arche and aprons. Outer ones Diocletian, inner ones have 2
round-headed lights. Central bay has full height
architrave. Round-headed entrance has flanking columns and
incised decoration on arch. Paired 5-panel doors. Entrance
set in frame. Inscribed panel with Greek lettering and
lunette over with 2-headed eagle displayed above. End bays
have cupolas with 8-sided drumns with round heads, columns
at angles and sail vaults. Central cupola has octagonal
drum, columns and entablature and domical vault with cross.
Cross vault has lunettes and 12-sided cupola with sail
vault. Rear facade to Princes Road has canted apse with
windows with stilted arches and shafts. Flanking canted
bays in recesses.
Listing NGR: SJ3578789166
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Source: English Heritage
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