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Kentish Town Chapel

Kentish Town Chapel

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1787

Shelfmark: Ktop XXX

Item number: 6-e

Genre: Topographical Drawing

View of the side of the new chapel at Kentish Town, built with a classical style portico with pediment. Kentish Town grew up along the London road to Highgate and became fashionable in the 18th century. More residences were established here and the area became the home "of some good families who kept their carriages and suits of servants". A hamlet in the parish of St Pancras, Kentish Town did not get its own parish church until 1784, designed by architect James Wyatt.

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