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Hampstead Cemetery Mortuary Chapels

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortune Green, London

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Latitude: 51.5553 / 51°33'19"N

Longitude: -0.2 / 0°12'0"W

OS Eastings: 524884

OS Northings: 185581

OS Grid: TQ248855

Mapcode National: GBR C5.N89

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.H53J

Entry Name: Hampstead Cemetery Mortuary Chapels

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477347

Location: Camden, London, NW6

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Fortune Green

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Luke Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/23/488 (West side)
14/05/74 Hampstead Cemetery Mortuary Chapels
(Formerly Listed as:
Mortuary Chapels)


Linked Church of England (south) and Nonconformist (north)
mortuary chapels. 1875-6. By Charles Bell. Random Kentish rag
rubble with Bath stone dressings. Slate roofs. Symmetrical
composition of apsidal ended 4-bay chapels linked by a
porte-cochere in Decorated Gothic style. Chapels entered from
the porte-cochere. East ends with traceried 6-light pointed
windows flanked by angle buttresses with tall finials. Apsidal
west ends of 3 gabled bays each having 2-light traceried
windows and separated by buttresses. Porte-cochere a
rectangular plan tower with buttressed angles and pointed
archway above which blind arcading and a roundel in the
gables; surmounted by an octagonal belfry under arcading and
spire. Linked to chapels by 3-bay arcaded porticoes.
INTERIORS: each chapel with an arched brace roof on foliated
corbels; large chancel arches on well-carved demi-angels into
the apses. Church of England chapel with 3 good stained glass
windows designed by J Dudley Forsyth of Hampstead. Church of
England chapel now inter-denominational; Nonconformist chapel
used as a store.

Listing NGR: TQ2488485581

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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