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Description: American Military Chapel
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
SU 95NW BOROUGH OF WOKING BROOKWOOD CEMETERY
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
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Source: English Heritage
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