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Chapel House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bexley, London

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Latitude: 51.4481 / 51°26'53"N

Longitude: 0.1183 / 0°7'5"E

OS Eastings: 547296

OS Northings: 174256

OS Grid: TQ472742

Mapcode National: GBR Q9.JJ0

Mapcode Global: VHHNS.0VDQ

Plus Code: 9F32C4X9+78

Entry Name: Chapel House

Listing Date: 17 December 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064248

English Heritage Legacy ID: 198647

Location: Blendon and Penhill, Bexley, London, DA15

County: London

District: Bexley

Electoral Ward/Division: Blendon and Penhill

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bexley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Blendon St James

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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No 497 (Chapel House)
TQ 47 SE 4/2
Designed as an ornamental building, in imitation of a chapel, as part of layout
of Danson Park, perhaps in 1761 by Lancelot Brown, and intended to be culminating
point of view from house across lake; now separated from house by A2 trunk
road and modern houses. Brick, now roughcast. Pointed doorway with a quatrefoil
in tympanum; 2 pointed windows with 2 ogee-headed lights and quatrefoil above.
On south wall chimney-stack imitating embattled turret with looplights. Tiled
roof with ornate ridge tiles. Small pointed spire at north with weather vane.

Listing NGR: TQ4729674256

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