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© Mr Adrian Hull

IoE Number: 476828
Location: ALL SAINTS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, CAMDEN STREET (east side)
  CAMDEN TOWN, CAMDEN, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Mr Adrian Hull
Date Photographed: 09 October 2004
Date listed: 10 June 1954
Date of last amendment: 11 January 1999
Grade I

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CAMDEN TQ2983NW CAMDEN STREET 798-1/77/162 (East side) 10/06/54 All Saints Greek Orthodox Church (Formerly Listed as: CAMDEN STREET Church of All Saints) GV I Church, formerly Church of England, now Greek Orthodox. 1822-24. By W & HW Inwood. Yellow stock brick with stone east and west ends (west end painted); stone tower. Rectangular plan with apsed chancel in Greek Revival style. EXTERIOR: west end with tetrastyle in antis semicircular portico of giant fluted Ionic columns carrying an entablature which continues around the building, supported at west end angles by pilasters. Antefixae to cornice. Above the portico, a circular stone tower (based on the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates, Athens) with Ionic columns supporting an entablature surmounted by a drum with clock faces and cross finial. 3 square-headed entrances with surrounds of pilasters, cornice-head and round-arched architrave; C20 wooden doors and reeded panelling above. North and south facades with architraved round-arched windows having square-headed surrounds. East end apse with round-arched windows linked by impost bands. INTERIOR: with flat ceiling; 5 bays with Ionic columns supporting galleries on 3 sides. Classical decorative detail inspired by Henry William's travels in Greece. Chancel and nave now separated by iconostasis. HISTORICAL NOTE: originally built as a chapel of ease to serve Lord Camden's new developments, it was known as the Camden Chapel and only dedicated to All Saints in 1920. Loaned to the Greek Orthodox Church in 1948. (Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood, Parish of St Pancras IV: London: -1952: 136).

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