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Former Chapel to St Martin in the Fields Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Camden Town with Primrose Hill, Camden

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5383 / 51°32'17"N

Longitude: -0.14 / 0°8'23"W

OS Eastings: 529097

OS Northings: 183796

OS Grid: TQ290837

Mapcode National: GBR D2.RQ

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.JLCL

Plus Code: 9C3XGVQ6+82

Entry Name: Former Chapel to St Martin in the Fields Almshouses

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272269

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476639

Location: Camden, London, NW1

County: 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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Description


CAMDEN

TQ2983NW BAYHAM STREET
798-1/77/61 (East side)
14/05/74 Former chapel to St Martin-in-the
Fields Almshouses

GV II

Former chapel to St Martin-in-the-Fields Almshouses (qv),
situated centrally at rear of houses. 1880-81. By H Jacques.
For the Parish of St Martin-in-the-Fields. Yellow stock brick
with red brick and stone dressings; slated hipped roof with
decorative red ridge tiles.
Single storey with 3 bays and hexagonal sanctuary with
projecting side chapel on north side. Gothic style with
lancets having trefoil heads.
INTERIOR: converted into house with floored-over gallery. Red
and white striped banding on pointed chancel arch and above 3
pointed windows at east end. Open timber roof. Some encaustic
floor tiles at east end.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Jacques was responsible for a scheme of
improvements to the almshouses in 1880-1 that also included an
infirmary and matron's residence.
The former chapel forms a group with St Martin-in-the-Fields
Almshouses (qv).
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood, St
Pancras part IV: London: -1952: 136).


Listing NGR: TQ2909783796

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