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Christ Church

A Grade II* Listed Building in Regent's Park, Camden

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5303 / 51°31'48"N

Longitude: -0.1443 / 0°8'39"W

OS Eastings: 528817

OS Northings: 182893

OS Grid: TQ288828

Mapcode National: GBR C5.RM

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.GS2S

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 10 June 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476573

Location: Camden, London, NW1

County: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Regent's Park

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Magdalene Munster Sq.

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ2882NE ALBANY STREET
798-1/87/29 (East side)
10/06/54 Christ Church

II*

Church. 1836. By Sir James Pennethorne. Alterations by RC
Carpenter 1839-43 and alterations and decoration by William
Butterfield, 1849-85. Grey stock brick with stucco and stone
dressings. Neo-Grecian style. Rectangular plan.
EXTERIOR: main central entrance on south facade; shallow
portico with pilasters carrying entablature which continues
around the building. Shallow pediment; roundels in frieze
depicting a dove, "IHS", and a triangle. Architraved,
trapezoidal doorway with heavy panelled doors and overlight.
Portico flanked by round-arched windows. At the angles, small
square pavilions. Above the main entrance, brick tower of 3
stages, middle stage with columns and broken entablature and
top stage with thin steeple. West facade with 5 tall
round-arched windows flanked by brick pilasters carrying
entablature. In corner pavilions at angles architraved,
trapezoidal doorways with console bracketed pediments and
panelled doors. East facade single storey extension running
the length of the church. North facade cement rendered with
projecting rectangular sanctuary with C20 cross.
INTERIOR: galleried. Marble floor by Butterfield. Glass by
Clayton and Bell; a window depicting The Sermon on the Mount
on the east side designed by DG Rossetti, 1864. Many fittings
now at St Mary Magdalene, Munster Square (qv).
(Survey of London: Vol. XXI, Tottenham Court Road and
Neighbourhood, St Pancras III: London: -1949: 150).

Listing NGR: TQ2881782893

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

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