Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1358615

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1951



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County: Greater London Authority

District: Harrow (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 12462 89598


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TQ 1289 NW 12/18 21.9.51

CHURCH LANE, PINNER (North-East Side) Pinner House


Large house now old peoples' home. Probably Cl7, remodelled early-mid C18 (a brick reportedly dated 1721); C19 and C20 alterations. Front of red brick in Flemish bond with darker red brick dressings; returns and rear tile hung above late C20 brick plinth. Hipped plain tile roof with paired corniced brick stacks at centre. 3 storeys with cellar; 5 bays (3 at rear) x 3. South-west elevation: roll-moulded plinth. Central bay projects and has giant pilasters rising from 1st floor and supporting pediment. Central entrance: in projecting, corniced, brick panel; steps up to door of 6 raised and fielded panels; fanlight with decorative glazing bars; wooden architrave with fluted Ionic pilasters and dentilled open pediment. Sash windows: of 20 panes, unequally-hung, to ground and 1st floors with flat brick arches, the window over door with ogee-carved arch; shorter, of 16 panes, to 2nd floor; all with exposed sash boxes; brick aprons to 1st and 2nd floors. Segmental-arched cellar windows to 2 right-hand bays. Deep modillion eaves cornice which returns. Rear: tall central stair window. Right return: 2 left bays have a 2-storey canted bay with 12-panel sashes and cornice to ground floor, 20-pane sashes above. Mid-late C20 extensions to rear and to rear right. Interior: entrance lobby has floor of black and white stone; and entrance with columns supporting archivolt, all in pilastered and corniced surround. High quality early C18 open-string, dog-leg, stair rising to attic and having panelled dado, twisted column-on-vase balusters (2 per tread), wave-moulded tread ends, and moulded handrail with spiral curtails and columnar newels. Early C18 doors, cupboards and fireplaces throughout. Chamfered beams with pyramid and lambs tongue stops. Right-hand ground-floor room has early C18 panelling and eared fireplace architrave with elaborate frieze and cornice; room above also panelled. Left-hand ground-floor room has reset Cl7 panelling. In attic right-hand gable is preserved a pair of principal rafters from a former lower roof-line. A photo of c1924 shows that the returns were then rendered rather than tile-hung.

Listing NGR: TQ1246289598


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