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Church of St Agatha

A Grade II Listed Building in Canbury, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4197 / 51°25'10"N

Longitude: -0.2931 / 0°17'34"W

OS Eastings: 518787

OS Northings: 170347

OS Grid: TQ187703

Mapcode National: GBR 83.8SS

Mapcode Global: VHGR8.VLY0

Entry Name: Church of St Agatha

Listing Date: 19 April 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203208

Location: Kingston upon Thames, London, KT2

County: London

District: Kingston upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: Canbury

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Thames

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Kingston Hill St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

TQ17SE KINGS ROAD

1/16 CHURCH OF ST AGATHA
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

II

Church. 1899 by the Architect John Kelly, modelled on a
Church in Rome. Basilican plan. Built of red brick with
sandstone dressings and slate roof. West front has
pediment surmounted by cross. Above doorcase is central
round-headed niche with statue of St. Agatha flanked by
2 round-headed windows with inpost blocks extending into
bands. Elaborate central porch with curved pediment with
papal crown and keys. Tympanum has stone carving of
Christ in Majesty with book with letters Alpha and Omega,
an angel, an eagle and 2 lions. Composite pilasters 2
3 panel doors. Above the porch are the words "SANCTA
AGATHA ORA PRO NOBIS". Aisles have circular windows to
west front. Sides have 5 round-headed windows to
clerestory with carved cornice. South side has 2
pedimented chapels with circular windows and 4 blank
arches and curved Baptistery. Apsidal ended chancel.
Interior has 5 bay nave with. Composite columns. Barrel
vaulted roof with coffered gilt ceiling to chancel. To
rear is gallery with organ loft. Chancel has marble
altar and reredos, 2 semicircular marble pulpits and
marble altar rail. The side chapels also has marble
altars, reredos and altar rails. Marble font to
baptistery.


Listing NGR: TQ1878770347

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