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IoE Number: 477347
Location: HAMPSTEAD CEMETERY MORTUARY CHAPELS, FORTUNE GREEN ROAD (west side)
  HAMPSTEAD, CAMDEN, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Mr Steve Kirkland
Date Photographed: 02 October 2005
Date listed: 14 May 1974
Date of last amendment: 11 January 1999
Grade II

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CAMDEN TQ2485NE FORTUNE GREEN ROAD 798-1/23/488 (West side) 14/05/74 Hampstead Cemetery Mortuary Chapels (Formerly Listed as: HAMPSTEAD CEMETERY Mortuary Chapels) GV II Linked Church of England (south) and Nonconformist (north) mortuary chapels. 1875-6. By Charles Bell. Random Kentish rag rubble with Bath stone dressings. Slate roofs. Symmetrical composition of apsidal ended 4-bay chapels linked by a porte-cochere in Decorated Gothic style. Chapels entered from the porte-cochere. East ends with traceried 6-light pointed windows flanked by angle buttresses with tall finials. Apsidal west ends of 3 gabled bays each having 2-light traceried windows and separated by buttresses. Porte-cochere a rectangular plan tower with buttressed angles and pointed archway above which blind arcading and a roundel in the gables; surmounted by an octagonal belfry under arcading and spire. Linked to chapels by 3-bay arcaded porticoes. INTERIORS: each chapel with an arched brace roof on foliated corbels; large chancel arches on well-carved demi-angels into the apses. Church of England chapel with 3 good stained glass windows designed by J Dudley Forsyth of Hampstead. Church of England chapel now inter-denominational; Nonconformist chapel used as a store.

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