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American Military Chapel, Brookwood

Description: American Military Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 January 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 290712

OS Grid Reference: SU9490356725
OS Grid Coordinates: 494903, 156725
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3017, -0.6401

Location: Pine Avenue, Surrey GU24 0AB

Locality: Brookwood
Local Authority: Woking Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU24 0AB

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Listing Text


4/9 American Military Chapel


Chapel 1925, possibly by Egerton Swartwhent in a Greek Revival style. Stone
c25 foot square, centralized plan. Portico of 4 fluted Doric columns up a
flight of five steps to the front. Frieze inscription: "Perpetual light upon
them shines". Centre block rising up behind with ribbon and garland decorative
band; geometric pattern frieze above, pyramidal roof. 8 panel paired bronze
doors in architrave surrounds behind the portico; bronze eagle in the transome
light above. Return fronts have 2 half Doric columns with scroll frieze and
stained glass windows between.

Interior: Handkerchief vault on marble columns to corners, 2 Doric columns to
each side. Walls have bronze rolls of honour, mosaic behind altar.

Listing NGR: SU9490356725

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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