King's Weigh House Chapel

King's Weigh House Chapel

Alfred Waterhouse (1830-1905)

1889-91

Red brick and terracotta dressings

Duke Street, off Oxford Street, London

This chapel on Duke Street, off Oxford Street, takes its curious name from its original foundation as a dissenters' chapel in Eastcheap, above the office for checking the weight of merchandise. [Commentary contined below]

Photograph, caption, and commentary by Jacqueline Banerjee

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  • Front elevation
  • Entrance
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