Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1064203

Date first listed: 25-May-1950

Statutory Address: RED HOUSE, RED HOUSE LANE


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Statutory Address: RED HOUSE, RED HOUSE LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Bexley (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 48106 75093


RED HOUSE LANE 1. 5005 Bexleyheath Red House TQ 4875 8/6 25.5.50 GV 2. 1859. By Philip Webb (his first commission) for William Morris, who lived here until 1864. Moderately sized L-shaped building, of 2 storeys. Picturesque design in the simplified Gothic style of Street and Butterfield's domestic work. Red brick, with hipped tiled roof. Gabled, 2 storeyed, porch to north front. Oriel to west lighting main room on first floor. Staircase tower in angle, with pointed roof and finials. Sliding sash windows, singly and in pairs, with cambered heads beneath relieving arches. Casements with leaded lights of circular form to upper floor. Interior almost unaltered. Important fixed cupboards, settle and other furnishings with some painted decoration by Burne-Jones and others.

Listing NGR: TQ4810675093


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 198714

Legacy System: LBS

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