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Forest School Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Wood Street, London

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Latitude: 51.5859 / 51°35'9"N

Longitude: 0.0087 / 0°0'31"E

OS Eastings: 539260

OS Northings: 189357

OS Grid: TQ392893

Mapcode National: GBR LN.LW8

Mapcode Global: VHHN4.3DGM

Plus Code: 9F32H2P5+8F

Entry Name: Forest School Chapel

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206866

Location: Wood Street, Waltham Forest, London, E17

County: London

District: Waltham Forest

Electoral Ward/Division: Wood Street

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Waltham Forest

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Walthamstow St Peter-in-the-Forest

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Walthamstow E17
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19.lO.51 Forest School Chapel


School chapel. 1857, enlarged 1875 by William White. Stock brick, with red and
blue banding. Steeply pitched tiled roof to eaves. Aisleless nave roof line
unbroken at junctions with chancel; short low transepts. Bellcote to west end
with shingled spire. Early English/Geometrical gothic style. 2 light brick plate-
traceried nave windows, 3-light east window. Triangular dormers to roof with
timber tracery. Projecting south west porch and enclosed buttessed corridor with
3-light windows attaching chapel to main school buildings. Interior of chapel
with open timber hammerbeam and scissor truss roof and stalls from Jesus College
Chapel Oxford. Stained glass to east window by Morris and Co.

Listing NGR: TQ3926089357

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