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The Oratory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brompton & Hans Town, Kensington and Chelsea

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Latitude: 51.4971 / 51°29'49"N

Longitude: -0.1696 / 0°10'10"W

OS Eastings: 527156

OS Northings: 179165

OS Grid: TQ271791

Mapcode National: GBR 6K.3H

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.0MPN

Plus Code: 9C3XFRWJ+V5

Entry Name: The Oratory

Listing Date: 15 April 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358123

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203545

Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW7

County: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Brompton & Hans Town

Built-Up Area: Kensington and Chelsea

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Holy Trinity with St Paul, Onslow Sq and St Augustine, Sth Kensington

Church of England Diocese: London

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15.4.69 The Oratory

Church. 1884. H Gribble. Stone. Elaborate Italian Baroque style building. Nave of
3 main bays. Side chapels. Transepts and apsed chancel. Symmetrical facade, 5 bays
to ground floor, 3 above. Pediment; recessed porch. Partly rusticated with applied
pilasters and blind niches. Return elevations with similar treatment, and balustraded
parapets to nave and aisle parapets. Lead covered dome over crossing with cupola and
ball finial. Elaborate marble-lined interior, with domes to nave, top lit side chapels
and much Baroque-style marble sculpture, including spandrel figures.

Listing NGR: TQ2715679165

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