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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1065601



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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Waltham Forest

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Feb-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 206929

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TQ 3889 SHERNHALL STREET Walthamstow, E17 5/2 (east side)

19.10.51 Walthamstow House (Corpus Christi School) (formerly listed as Walthamstow House [St Mary Orphanage] including entrance gates and bollards)

- II*

Substantial detached house, now school. Mid C18, under restoration (1985). Stock brick, red gauged heads. 3 storeys and basement. 15 bays including 3 canter full height bay windows to centre and either side. Entrance to fifth bay from right, in projecting Doric porch. Segmental headed windows, flush frames, sashes, glazing bars. Interior: Rococo plaster ceilings to drawing room to left of entrance hall and to entrance hall itself. Contemporary staircase with fluted and turned balusters. GLC plaque to Sir Robert Wigram MP 1744-1830, High Sheriff of Essex and Merchant who lived here.

Listing NGR: TQ3810189745

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National Grid Reference: TQ 38101 89745


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