THE BOWER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1079873
Date first listed:
04-Jul-1952
Statutory Address:
THE BOWER HOUSE, ORANGE TREE HILL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE BOWER HOUSE, ORANGE TREE HILL

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Havering (London Borough)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TQ5120692659

Details

ORANGE TREE HILL 1. 5017 Havering-atte-Bower The Bower House TQ 59 SW 9/4 4.7.52. I. 2. 1729 by Henry Flitcroft. Small country house. Red brick, Welsh slate roof with modillion cornice; 2 storeys and attics. Entrance front 1-3-1 double-hung sashes in reveals with flat arches. Slight central projection with doorway composed of architrave, pulvinated frieze and pediment on enriched consoles. Garden front has two circa 1800 wings with canted bay windows, central doorway up steps with iron railings has surround of rusticated Roman Doric pilasters entablature with key blocks and pediment. Central pediment to both fronts. Country Life 17.3.44 describes the interior before the recent alterations. Staircase paintings by Thornhill are particularly important. The house is notable as Flitcroft's first commission.



Listing NGR: TQ5120692659

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
201635
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 17 March, (1944)

Legal

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

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