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College Chapel, Kings College

A Grade II Listed Building in Frognal and Fitzjohns, London

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Latitude: 51.5581 / 51°33'29"N

Longitude: -0.1936 / 0°11'36"W

OS Eastings: 525324

OS Northings: 185908

OS Grid: TQ253859

Mapcode National: GBR C5.HW0

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.L3JC

Entry Name: College Chapel, Kings College

Listing Date: 16 January 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379249

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478617

Location: Camden, London, NW3

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Frognal and Fitzjohns

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


798-1/24/979 (North side)
16/01/96 College Chapel, King's College


College chapel. 1928-9. By Percy Morley Horder and Verner Rees
to commemorate Miss Anne Richardson, former Vice-Principal.
Rendered brickwork with stone portico. Shallow hipped roof
with projecting eaves. Austere and restrained Classical
design. Rectangular plan with rectangular chancel which forms
a semicircular apse internally. Single storey eastern
elevation, double-height western. Doric portico, under which
double wooden panelled and studded doors with patterned
overlight. Small rectangular windows with small panes and
continuous plain sill band; small clerestory windows.
INTERIOR: entry at half height with balcony and double steps
down into body of chapel. Interior plain with pilaster strips
and panelled ceiling. Apse lit from windows high on each side.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Miss Richardson had requested that the chapel
be "small and simple.... in which no Christian ministry shall
be impossible".

Listing NGR: TQ2532485908

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

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