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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: MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL CHAPEL

List entry Number: 1358386

Location

MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL CHAPEL, RICKMANSWORTH ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityHillingdonLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Sep-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 202943

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

1. 5018 RICKMANSWORTH ROAD (South Side) NORTHWOOD Mount Vernon Hospital Chapel TQ 09 SE 38/375 II* 2. 1904 by F L Wheeler. Building in Art Nouveau style, of closely set knapped flint with ashlar dressings. Bay divisions are tall battered buttresses crowned by carved medallions with masks. Along north and south walls 5-light stone-mullioned and transomed windows fill the 4 bay spaces. Square west tower with battered buttresses at angles and lights, only in top stage, recessed under segmental relieving arches. Low-pitched swept tiled roof, with central spike and visible rafter ends at eaves. West door, also under segmental relieving arch, flanked by carved reliefs and side walls. Projecting 2-storey north vestry extension, with traceried window, at east end. Large high east window also traceried. Main roof tiled with east gable; chancel projects slightly from this. Inside of very high quality material and workmanship. Carved oak fittings include organ gallery, west pews, choir stall and choir screen with free serpentine garland to top beam. Excellent metal work inlaid with enamels and semi-precious stones. Sanctuary walls also inlaid with coloured stones and mosaic.

Listing NGR: TQ0769392071

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National Grid Reference: TQ 07859 91779

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