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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1080058
English Heritage Legacy ID: 203208
Location: Kingston upon Thames, London, KT2
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
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/04/2018
Roman Catholic Church of St Agatha
(Formerly listed as CHURCH OF ST AGATHA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, KINGS ROAD)
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 two 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 two lions. Composite pilasters two three-panel doors. Above the porch are the words "SANCTA AGATHA ORA PRO NOBIS". Aisles have circular windows to west front. Sides have five round-headed windows to clerestory with carved cornice. South side has two pedimented chapels with circular windows and four blank arches and curved Baptistery. Apsidal ended chancel.
Interior has five 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, two 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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