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The Manor House, Waltham Abbey

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 117614

OS Grid Reference: TQ4044697929
OS Grid Coordinates: 540446, 197929
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6626, 0.0292

Location: Avey Lane, Waltham Abbey, Essex IG10 4AB

Locality: Waltham Abbey
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: IG10 4AB

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following:
TQ 49 NW 6/18 26.1.56 Manor House


The address shall be amended to read:
Nos 1, 2 and 3 The Manor House
(formerly listed as Manor House)

and the description shall be amended to read:

Houses, now 3 houses. Late C17, with extension of c. 1730-40 to rear; Nos 2
and 3 form extension of 1875 to right. No 1: Flemish bond brick, with late
C17 chequer brick to front; gabled Welsh slate roof; brick stacks, with 1875
diagonally - set flues. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys and attic; symmetrical
6-window range with slightly projecting outer bays, with stone coping to 3
Dutch gables. Dutch-gabled porch of 1875 to centre. Gauged brick flat arches
over horned late C19 plate-glass sashes. One-bay extension of c. 1840 to
left, with label moulds over 3-light stone-millioned and transomed windows
with Dutch gable to left. Mid C18 extension to rear has two 2-storey canted
bays with mid C18 six-pane sashes with thick glazing bars. Interior not
inspected but likely to be of interest. Nos 1 and 2, built 1875, to right:
Flemish bond red brick; gabled slate roof; brick stacks with diagonally-set
flues. Double-depth plan. 2-storey, 6-window range with Flemish gables to
front. Square-headed chamfered stucco architraves to C20 doors and 2-light
ovolo-moulded cross windows with casements. Interior: late C19 dog-leg
stairs, panelled doors, enriched plaster cornices and plain wood and marble


Manor House
TQ 49 NW 6/18 26.1.56.

Late C17 centre, C19 wings added 1875. 2 storeys and attics. Central block of
red brick, some grey headers. Floor bands of brick now stucco covered. Slight
central recession, 2:2:2 nearly flush sash windows in moulded frames under flat
arches. 3 curvilinear gables, each with sash window. Central C19 porch with
similar gable. Welsh slated roofs. C19 wings in keeping.
West garden front has 2 canted 2 storey bays.
Interior: ornate carved marble chimneypiece to central west ground floor room.

Listing NGR: TQ4044697929

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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