TQ3975 : Boone's Chapel: rear

taken 8 years ago, near to Lewisham, Great Britain

Boone's Chapel: rear
Boone's Chapel: rear
The windows of the rear and side of the grade 1 listed chapel seen here are Victorian but the building itself dates from 1682. See also TQ3975 : Boone's Chapel: front.
Merchant Taylors Almshouses and Boone's Chapel, Lee
The almshouses are around three sides of a courtyard to the north of Lee High Road, Lewisham. The current buildings were built in 1826. In front of them stood the earlier almshouses and chapel from 1683 originally commissioned by Christopher Boone, a London merchant and a member of the Merchant Taylorsí Company, demolished in 1875. The adjacent Boone's Chapel continued to function as a reading room, but fell into disuse after 1945 and restored in the early 2000s.

The almshouses and chapel are now listed grade 2 and grade 1 respectively (List entry Numbers 1080030 and 1079981).
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TQ3975, 226 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 19 September, 2009
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Former (from Tags)
Chapel 
Category
Chapel (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 392 752 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.5303N 0:0.1685E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 392 752
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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