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West Norwood Memorial Park Augustus Ralli Mortury Chapel in the Greek Burial Ground

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thurlow Park, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4338 / 51°26'1"N

Longitude: -0.0966 / 0°5'47"W

OS Eastings: 532408

OS Northings: 172248

OS Grid: TQ324722

Mapcode National: GBR GS.JB1

Mapcode Global: VHGRD.87T6

Entry Name: West Norwood Memorial Park Augustus Ralli Mortury Chapel in the Greek Burial Ground

Listing Date: 8 April 1974

Last Amended: 27 March 1981

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064989

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204529

Location: Lambeth, London, SE27

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Thurlow Park

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: West Norwood St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

(off) NORWOOD ROAD SE27
1. (east side)
5023

TQ 3272 32/740 8.4.74 Mortuary Chapel in Greek
Burial Ground in West
Norwood Memorial Park in
(formerly listed as in
West Norwood Cemetery)
II*

the entry shall be amended to read as follows:

TQ3272 (OFF) NORWOOD ROAD
963-0/32/740 (East side)
08/04/74 West Norwood Memorial Park
Augustus Ralli Mortuary Chapel in
the Greek Burial Ground

GV II*

Doric temple mortuary chapel. c1872, attributed to J. Oldrid
Scott. White and gold coloured fossiliferous limestone. Small
Greek Doric temple aligned north-south with tetrastyle
porticos at both ends approached by steps; pediment over north
end with sculptured marble Christian figures but composition
and style based on Parthenon models. Metopes with similar
figures depicting scenes from the life of Christ. Architraved
entrance with double doors and fishscale glazed overlight. Set
back, lower side wings flank the temple; chanelled ashlar with
pilasters at angles supporting a Doric entablature. Each with
an vertically inset narrow window. Interior with richly
coffered blue ceiling. Classical proportions well judged for
the 1870s. Augustus Ralli died whilst at Eton.

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(off) NORWOOD ROAD SE27
1. (east side)
5023

Mortuary Chapel in
Greek Burial Ground in
West Norwood Memorial
Park (formerly listed as
in West Norwood Cemetery)
TQ 3272 32/740 8.4.74

II*

2.
Circa 1872, possibly by J Oldrid Scott, to the memory of Augustus Ralli.
Small Doric temple with tetrastyle portico at each end, all of fossiliferous limestone
white for the stylobate and golden for rest of building. In front, pediment and
metopes are marble sculptures of religious subjects although compositions are
based on Parthenon models. Set back lower side wings with rusticated ends, angle
pilasters, plain metopes and narrow windows. Double door with fanlight of fishscale
glazing. Handsome painted ceiling inside.


Listing NGR: TQ3240872248

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