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American Military Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Brookwood, Surrey

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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

Plus Code: 9C3X8925+PX

Entry Name: American Military Chapel

Listing Date: 6 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044711

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290712

Location: Brookwood Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, GU24

County: Surrey

District: Woking

Electoral Ward/Division: Heathlands

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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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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