West Norwood Cemetery, London: St Stephen's Mortuary Chapel in the Greek Orthodox cemetery

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RIBApix ref no RIBA10570
Architect/DesignerScott, John Oldrid (1841-1913)
Tite, Sir William (1798-1873)
Artist/Photographerde Mare, Eric (1910-2002)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1867
Image Date1968
StyleClassical Revival
Library ReferenceEDMN1214
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Eric de Mare / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Originally known as the South Metropolitan Cemetery, this 40-acre cemetery was consecrated in 1837. William Tite, who was the architect for the development company, was responsible for the landscaping and the design of some of the monuments. This Doric tetrastyle temple was built c. 1872 to commemorate Augustus Ralli, and its design is attributed to John Olrid Scott.

Subject tags

Chapels, cemeteries, tombs, porticos, temples