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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHAPEL IN THE WOOD, STRAWBERRY HILL

List entry Number: 1253028

Location

CHAPEL IN THE WOOD, STRAWBERRY HILL, WALDEGRAVE ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityRichmond upon ThamesLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-May-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436167

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5028 WALDEGRAVE ROAD

Chapel in the Wood, Strawberry Hill TQ 1572 17/12

I

2. Circa 1760 for Horace Walpole. Architect possibly Bentley, but roof by Mr Chute Small rendered, polygonal building. Slated roof. Carved stone front 'inspired by the Audley Tomb at Salisbury. '(Pevsner). Framed by octagonal corner pilasters and niches. Low panelled door to left with 3-centred arch and 3 quatrefoils over. To right of door, small stained glass window. Above, large 3-light stained glass window. Crocketed parapet with carved band of grape vine, with central shield. (Interior has pretty blue and gold fan vaulting and blue and yellow tiles - Pevsner). Country Life July 12, 1924 (vol 56) p 18ff and p 56ff.

Listing NGR: TQ1572972132

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: 12 July - Date: 1924 - Journal Title: Country Life - Volume: 56 - Page References: 18+56
  2. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 17 Greater London - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: TQ 15730 72132

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