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Description: Grange Court
Date Listed: 28 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 118565
OS Grid Reference: TQ4411193673
OS Grid Coordinates: 544111, 193673
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6234, 0.0804
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TQ 49 SW CHIGWELL HIGH ROAD
4/25 Grange Court
House, late C18, now a school boarding house. Stock brick with dressings of
red brick and stucco. Aligned approx. NE-SW, entrance elevation to till, garden
elevation to SW, ancillary wing to NE. NW elevation, 3 storeys, 5 sash windows,
cill band at first floor; cornice with mutules, plain capped parapet. Central
fluted paired 4-column Doric portico with paired fluted consoles to frieze,
cornice, blocking course. Round-headed doorway with architrave and imposts.
Central first-floor window with architrave, Corinthian half-pilasters, fluted
frieze with paterae, cornice and dentilled segmental pediment. One-storey wing
slightly projecting to right with round-headed stucco niches in round-headed
stucco recesses with Gibbs surrounds. Parapet with apron and cornice and ball
finial on tall base. Similar wing to left now raised to 2 storeys and plain
unbarred sash window over, ball finial replaced on top. A narrow sash window
intervenes on each side between these features and the house,proper. SE
elevation is of 3 storeys,stock brick, red brick heads, 5 attic windows. 2 2-
storey curved brick bays with 3 sashes, modillioned cornice across front. 2-
storey stone central feature ending in pedimented central window flanked by
draped urns and with balustraded apron; round-headed doorway on ground floor
with architrave surround flanked by narrow windows between Doric piers with
fluted frieze and cornice. Parapet to attic. Portion to right, one storey, 3
round-headed sash windows in stucco round-headed recesses with imposts. Band
over and capped parapet. Similar portion to left, with slightly larger windows,
reducing the size of the borders in the recesses. E wing to front is square 2-
storey 'pavilion' in stock brick with red brick window heads, with one tall
wooden Venetian window on each floor. Capped parapet, hipped old tile roof
rising to open cupola with Doric columns, frieze, cornice and dome with vane.
Listing NGR: TQ4411193673
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Source: English Heritage
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