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Roman Catholic Church of St Agatha

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingston upon Thames, London

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Latitude: 51.4197 / 51°25'10"N

Longitude: -0.2931 / 0°17'34"W

OS Eastings: 518787

OS Northings: 170347

OS Grid: TQ187703

Mapcode National: GBR 83.8SS

Mapcode Global: VHGR8.VLY0

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of St Agatha

Listing Date: 19 April 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203208

Location: Kingston upon Thames, London, KT2

County: London

District: Kingston upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: Canbury

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Thames

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Kingston Hill St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/04/2018


Wyndham Road
Roman Catholic Church of St Agatha


Church. 1899 by the architect John Kelly, modelled on a church in Rome. Basilican plan. Built of red brick with sandstone dressings and slate roof. West front has pediment surmounted by cross. Above doorcase is central round-headed niche with statue of St. Agatha flanked by two round-headed windows with inpost blocks extending into bands. Elaborate central porch with curved pediment with papal crown and keys. Tympanum has stone carving of Christ in Majesty with book with letters Alpha and Omega, an angel, an eagle and two lions. Composite pilasters two three-panel doors. Above the porch are the words "SANCTA AGATHA ORA PRO NOBIS". Aisles have circular windows to west front. Sides have five round-headed windows to clerestory with carved cornice. South side has two pedimented chapels with circular windows and four blank arches and curved Baptistery. Apsidal ended chancel.

Interior has five bay nave with composite columns. Barrel vaulted roof with coffered gilt ceiling to chancel. To rear is gallery with organ loft. Chancel has marble altar and reredos, two semicircular marble pulpits and marble altar rail. The side chapels also has marble altars, reredos and altar rails. Marble font to baptistery.

Listing NGR: TQ1878770347

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