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The White House, Gilwell Park, Waltham Abbey

Description: The White House, Gilwell Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 March 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 117630

OS Grid Reference: TQ3864796497
OS Grid Coordinates: 538647, 196497
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6502, 0.0027

Location: Walthamstow, Greater London E4 7QW

Locality: Waltham Abbey
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: E4 7QW

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Listing Text

The White House,
Gilwell Park
TQ 39 SE 5/124
Gilwell Park on Ordnance Survey map. At one time known as Gilwell House. Altered
central block of C16 or early C17. Late C18 or early C19 wings. Timber frame faced
with large whitewashed flush set slates on studding. Welsh slated roof. 2 storeys,
casement windows with glazing bars, those to 1st floor pointed arched. Canted bay
to centre of 1st floor. Cornish type chimney stacks with pointed tops to narrow
slates set vertically. Cornice. Central ground floor extension. William Alfred Gibbs,
poet, lived here in the later C19.

Listing NGR: TQ3864796497

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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