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Latitude: 51.3018 / 51°18'6"N
Longitude: -0.6401 / 0°38'24"W
OS Eastings: 494903
OS Northings: 156725
OS Grid: SU949567
Mapcode National: GBR FBP.70R
Mapcode Global: VHFV6.VJHY
Entry Name: American Military Chapel
Listing Date: 6 January 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1044711
English Heritage Legacy ID: 290712
Location: Woking, Surrey, GU24
Electoral Ward/Division: Heathlands
Built-Up Area: Brookwood
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Woking St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
SU 95NW BOROUGH OF WOKING BROOKWOOD CEMETERY
4/9 American Military Chapel
Chapel 1925, possibly by Egerton Swartwhent in a Greek Revival style. Stone
c25 foot square, centralized plan. Portico of 4 fluted Doric columns up a
flight of five steps to the front. Frieze inscription: "Perpetual light upon
them shines". Centre block rising up behind with ribbon and garland decorative
band; geometric pattern frieze above, pyramidal roof. 8 panel paired bronze
doors in architrave surrounds behind the portico; bronze eagle in the transome
light above. Return fronts have 2 half Doric columns with scroll frieze and
stained glass windows between.
Interior: Handkerchief vault on marble columns to corners, 2 Doric columns to
each side. Walls have bronze rolls of honour, mosaic behind altar.
Listing NGR: SU9490356725
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