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All Saints Greek Orthodox Church

A Grade I Listed Building in Camden Town with Primrose Hill, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5388 / 51°32'19"N

Longitude: -0.1378 / 0°8'16"W

OS Eastings: 529246

OS Northings: 183849

OS Grid: TQ292838

Mapcode National: GBR F2.7K

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.KLJ7

Entry Name: All Saints Greek Orthodox Church

Listing Date: 10 June 1954

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476828

Location: Camden, London, NW1

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Camden Town with Primrose Hill

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Pancras Old Church

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ2983NW CAMDEN STREET
798-1/77/162 (East side)
10/06/54 All Saints Greek Orthodox Church
(Formerly Listed as:
CAMDEN STREET
Church of All Saints)

GV I

Church, formerly Church of England, now Greek Orthodox.
1822-24. By W & HW Inwood. Yellow stock brick with stone east
and west ends (west end painted); stone tower. Rectangular
plan with apsed chancel in Greek Revival style.
EXTERIOR: west end with tetrastyle in antis semicircular
portico of giant fluted Ionic columns carrying an entablature
which continues around the building, supported at west end
angles by pilasters. Antefixae to cornice. Above the portico,
a circular stone tower (based on the Choragic Monument of
Lysicrates, Athens) with Ionic columns supporting an
entablature surmounted by a drum with clock faces and cross
finial. 3 square-headed entrances with surrounds of pilasters,
cornice-head and round-arched architrave; C20 wooden doors and
reeded panelling above. North and south facades with
architraved round-arched windows having square-headed
surrounds. East end apse with round-arched windows linked by
impost bands.
INTERIOR: with flat ceiling; 5 bays with Ionic columns
supporting galleries on 3 sides. Classical decorative detail
inspired by Henry William's travels in Greece. Chancel and
nave now separated by iconostasis.
HISTORICAL NOTE: originally built as a chapel of ease to serve
Lord Camden's new developments, it was known as the Camden
Chapel and only dedicated to All Saints in 1920. Loaned to the
Greek Orthodox Church in 1948.
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood,
Parish of St Pancras IV: London: -1952: 136).

Listing NGR: TQ2924483853

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

Description


CAMDEN

TQ2983NW CAMDEN STREET
798-1/77/162 (East side)
10/06/54 All Saints Greek Orthodox Church
(Formerly Listed as:
CAMDEN STREET
Church of All Saints)

GV I

Church, formerly Church of England, now Greek Orthodox.
1822-24. By W & HW Inwood. Yellow stock brick with stone east
and west ends (west end painted); stone tower. Rectangular
plan with apsed chancel in Greek Revival style.
EXTERIOR: west end with tetrastyle in antis semicircular
portico of giant fluted Ionic columns carrying an entablature
which continues around the building, supported at west end
angles by pilasters. Antefixae to cornice. Above the portico,
a circular stone tower (based on the Choragic Monument of
Lysicrates, Athens) with Ionic columns supporting an
entablature surmounted by a drum with clock faces and cross
finial. 3 square-headed entrances with surrounds of pilasters,
cornice-head and round-arched architrave; C20 wooden doors and
reeded panelling above. North and south facades with
architraved round-arched windows having square-headed
surrounds. East end apse with round-arched windows linked by
impost bands.
INTERIOR: with flat ceiling; 5 bays with Ionic columns
supporting galleries on 3 sides. Classical decorative detail
inspired by Henry William's travels in Greece. Chancel and
nave now separated by iconostasis.
HISTORICAL NOTE: originally built as a chapel of ease to serve
Lord Camden's new developments, it was known as the Camden
Chapel and only dedicated to All Saints in 1920. Loaned to the
Greek Orthodox Church in 1948.
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood,
Parish of St Pancras IV: London: -1952: 136).

Listing NGR: TQ2924483853

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