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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: 1079521



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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Enfield

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Jul-1975

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 200724

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TQ 39 SW 790/23/187

GREEN LANES N13 (East side) No.176, Truro House

3.7.75 II Villa. Early-mid C19 with late C19 alterations and internal refurbishment. White brick. Fairly low pitched slated roof with eaves soffit.

Two storeys, four windows irregularly spaced. Ornamental stucco surrounds to replaced casement windows with external louvred shutters. Lower, probably later, North part. Four modern stone steps, with curved side walls supporting urns, to prostyle Corinthian porch with garlands in frieze. Garden (south) front has projecting semi-circular bay with attached Ionic columns. Late C19 east extensions in Tudor style.

Unusually complete late C19 interior. Living hall panelled with matching chimneypiece and modest panelled staircase. Dining Room has half-timbered bay added and the room has full-height panelling, carved beams and elaborately carved chimneypiece. Reputedly the carving was executed by craftsmen brought over from Normandy. Stained glass armorial window panels. Tiled kitchen with original range. Drawing Room panelled in Louis Seize style with painted grisaille panels, mirrored backs to the two-leaf entrance doors, marble fireplace with gilded over-mirror, marble columned screen to bay with French windows, pier glass etc.

First floor has a landing with vaulted window bay having stained glass armorial panels, curious but effective arrangement of installing a pulpit to gain access to a Louis seize style panelled bedroom with marble fireplace, gilded overmantel mirror, pier glass etc. There is a further Louis Seize style panelled bedroom with painted panel above the marble fireplace. There is a panelled room with carved and painted chimney piece, deeply coffered and painted ceiling, marble wash-basin reputed to have been brought over from a chateau in Normandy. There is a half-timbered bedroom with marble fireplace and carved overmantel with mirror. Marble bathroom with folding doors with mirrors on the interior. The floors throughout are of differently designed parquet.

The residence of Thomas Wilde. Baron Truro of Bowes, Lord Chancellor 1850-52.

Listing NGR: TQ3101892443

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31018 92443


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