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IoE Number: 476573
Location: CHRIST CHURCH, ALBANY STREET (east side)
Photographer: Miss Patricia Philpott ARPS
Date Photographed: 15 January 2007
Date listed: 10 June 1954
Date of last amendment: 10 June 1954
Grade II*

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CAMDENTQ2882NEALBANY STREET798-1/87/29(East side)

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).

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