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Description: Merton House
Date Listed: 22 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 153516
OS Grid Reference: SO5979624288
OS Grid Coordinates: 359796, 224288
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9157, -2.5859
1. EDDE CROSS STREET
1560 (West Side)
(formerly listed as
SO 5924 3/41
Early C19. Said to have been named after Merton Place in Surrey and to
have beeen frequented by Lady Hamilton and Nelson. Tradition not confirmed.
2 storeys, hipped slate roof, rather flat. 3 sash windows with projecting
sills. In front, flanking l-storey wings with flat roofs and large round-headed
windows. At rear, balcony at 1st floor with iron railings and French windows.
French windows on ground floor with Venetian shutters. 2 of the rooms inside
have ceilings divided into panels by small moulded wooden strings. In one
of the rooms there are heraldic shields at the joints. These are said to
have been brought from Surrey.
Listing NGR: SO5979624288
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Source: English Heritage
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