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Mount Vernon Hospital Chapel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hillingdon, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6145 / 51°36'52"N

Longitude: -0.4436 / 0°26'36"W

OS Eastings: 507859

OS Northings: 191779

OS Grid: TQ078917

Mapcode National: GBR 2N.SZJ

Mapcode Global: VHFSS.8PB5

Entry Name: Mount Vernon Hospital Chapel

Listing Date: 6 September 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358386

English Heritage Legacy ID: 202943

Location: Hillingdon, London, HA6

County: London

District: Hillingdon

Electoral Ward/Division: Northwood

Built-Up Area: Hillingdon

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Holy Trinity Northwood

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


1.
5018 RICKMANSWORTH ROAD
(South Side)
NORTHWOOD
Mount Vernon Hospital Chapel
TQ 09 SE 38/375
II*
2.
1904 by F L Wheeler. Building in Art Nouveau style, of closely set knapped
flint with ashlar dressings. Bay divisions are tall battered buttresses crowned
by carved medallions with masks. Along north and south walls 5-light stone-mullioned
and transomed windows fill the 4 bay spaces. Square west tower with battered
buttresses at angles and lights, only in top stage, recessed under segmental
relieving arches. Low-pitched swept tiled roof, with central spike and visible
rafter ends at eaves. West door, also under segmental relieving arch, flanked
by carved reliefs and side walls. Projecting 2-storey north vestry extension,
with traceried window, at east end. Large high east window also traceried.
Main roof tiled with east gable; chancel projects slightly from this.
Inside of very high quality material and workmanship. Carved oak fittings
include organ gallery, west pews, choir stall and choir screen with free serpentine
garland to top beam. Excellent metal work inlaid with enamels and semi-precious
stones. Sanctuary walls also inlaid with coloured stones and mosaic.


Listing NGR: TQ0769392071

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