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Hainault House, Chigwell

Description: Hainault House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118577

OS Grid Reference: TQ4423494018
OS Grid Coordinates: 544234, 194018
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6265, 0.0824

Location: High Road, Loughton, Essex IG7 6DP

Locality: Chigwell
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: IG7 6DP

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Listing Text

4/9 Hainault House


House, late C19, in Victorian Gothick style. Yellow brick with stone dressings,
slate roof. Complex plan consisting essentially of main range aligned approx.
N-S with crosswing to S, semi-octagonal 2-storey bay on S elevation, semi-
circular 2-storey bow on N elevation. Glazed door in,porch with foliate
capitals. In front of crosswing, tripartite double-hung sash window of 2-2-2
lights with columns and foliate capitals in square bay. To right of door, 3
double-hung sash windows of 2 lights under glazed canopy. First floor, bay of
crosswing becomes canted, with double-hung sash windows of 2-2-2 lights, and
cast iron railings on its roof. 4 double-hung sash windows of 2 lights with
stone segmental arches. Stone copings on gables. According to Stott Hainault
House dates from 1870; it was built for a soap manufacturer named Knight, and
was acquired by Chigwell School in 1917 (88,128).

Listing NGR: TQ4423494018

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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