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Latitude: 51.5586 / 51°33'31"N
Longitude: -0.0077 / 0°0'27"W
OS Eastings: 538205
OS Northings: 186297
OS Grid: TQ382862
Mapcode National: GBR KW.GQG
Mapcode Global: VHGQV.T28Z
Entry Name: Leyton Town Hall leyton Town Hall (Part Of)
Listing Date: 1 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1065587
English Heritage Legacy ID: 206890
Location: Waltham Forest, London, E10
District: Waltham Forest
London Borough Ward: Leyton
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Leyton St Mary with St Edward and St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TQ 38 NE HIGH ROAD
Leyton Town Hall
1.8.86 (including blocks to Adelaide
Road & Ruckholt Road)
Town hall. Dated 1895. By John Johnson. Red brick, white stone. Slate pitched
roofs to parapet. A complex of 3 adjoining buildings fronting High Road Leyton,
Adelaide Road and Ruckholt Road. Main block with council chamber to corner of
High Road Leyton and Adelaide Road. 3 bays, 2 storeys to High Road Leyton with
lower 3 storey, 9 bay wing to left. Rich Victorian Eclectic classical manner.
Horizontal stone banding to ground floor. Central Ionic porch to taller block,
pedimented with elaborate finial over. Square-headed sashed windows to ground
floor; plate glass. Upper storey with 3 blind arcades with inset stone-lined
niches and panelled pilasters between rich frieze cornice and decorative gable
above and pinnacles to octagonal corner buttresses. Central timber and lead
flêche to roof. Lower left hand wing with round-headed windows in continuous
arcade to upper storey and 3 storey bay window to left with pediment and pavilion
roof. Return to Adelaide Street with similar rich treatment carried into lower
rear block, of 2 storeys, the upper blind, and with projecting Ionic entrance.
Ruckholt Road front Baroque, 2 storeys, the upper blind, 3 main bays, the central
bay with giant rusticated niche rising to become segmental open pediment; entrance
below. Interiors not inspected.
Listing NGR: TQ3820586297
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