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Forest House, Chigwell

Description: Forest House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 118606

OS Grid Reference: TQ4535392953
OS Grid Coordinates: 545353, 192953
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6166, 0.0981

Location: Vicarage Lane, Loughton, Essex IG7 6NA

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

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Listing Text

5/24 Forest House


House, c.1800. Stock bricks, roof not visible behind parapet. Double pile,
entrance elevation to NW, 2 chimney stacks in each side wall. 2-storey
extension to NE, C19. Blocked central entrance at the head of 6 stone steps,
porch of 2 columns and pilasters with simple foliate capitals, dentilled
cornice. 4 double-hung sash windows of 4 lights, late C19, under flat arches
of gauged brick in shallow recesses with round arches of gauged brick. First
floor, 5 double-hung sash windows of 12 lights, original, with flat arches of
gauged brick. Second floor, 5 double-hung sash windows of 6 lights, late Cl9.
Parapet with stucco string course. SE (garden) elevation, ground floor, 5
double-hung sash windows of 12 lights of full storey height. First floor, 5
french windows, 2-'storey'cast iron balconies, with lattice design at ground
floor, Greek key design at first floor, tented canopy. Some damage to scalloped
edge, floors reinforced with steel girders. Some pine panelling inside.
Complete set of folding internal shutters on ground and first floor.

Listing NGR: TQ4535392953

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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