History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Hampstead Cemetery Mortuary Chapels

A Grade II Listed Building in Camden, London

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5553 / 51°33'19"N

Longitude: -0.2 / 0°12'0"W

OS Eastings: 524884

OS Northings: 185581

OS Grid: TQ248855

Mapcode National: GBR C5.N89

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.H53J

Entry Name: Hampstead Cemetery Mortuary Chapels

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477347

Location: Camden, London, NW6

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Fortune Green

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Luke Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

Find accommodation in
Cricklewood

Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ2485NE FORTUNE GREEN ROAD
798-1/23/488 (West side)
14/05/74 Hampstead Cemetery Mortuary Chapels
(Formerly Listed as:
HAMPSTEAD CEMETERY
Mortuary Chapels)

GV II

Linked Church of England (south) and Nonconformist (north)
mortuary chapels. 1875-6. By Charles Bell. Random Kentish rag
rubble with Bath stone dressings. Slate roofs. Symmetrical
composition of apsidal ended 4-bay chapels linked by a
porte-cochere in Decorated Gothic style. Chapels entered from
the porte-cochere. East ends with traceried 6-light pointed
windows flanked by angle buttresses with tall finials. Apsidal
west ends of 3 gabled bays each having 2-light traceried
windows and separated by buttresses. Porte-cochere a
rectangular plan tower with buttressed angles and pointed
archway above which blind arcading and a roundel in the
gables; surmounted by an octagonal belfry under arcading and
spire. Linked to chapels by 3-bay arcaded porticoes.
INTERIORS: each chapel with an arched brace roof on foliated
corbels; large chancel arches on well-carved demi-angels into
the apses. Church of England chapel with 3 good stained glass
windows designed by J Dudley Forsyth of Hampstead. Church of
England chapel now inter-denominational; Nonconformist chapel
used as a store.

Listing NGR: TQ2488485581

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.