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Description: St Roses Convent
Date Listed: 7 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 199024
OS Grid Reference: TQ2018591292
OS Grid Coordinates: 520185, 191292
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6076, -0.2658
5004 ORANGE HILL ROAD, EDGWARE
St Roses Convent
TQ 29 SW 5/18
Late C19 formerly known as Orange Hill House. Asymmetrically arranged larger house
probably of late C19 date and shewing Tudor influence in design. Faced in red brick
with stone dressings, with separate red tiled gable and hipped roofs to various
elements at different levels. Principal part is 4 storeyed orieled tower rising to
a belvedere this has 2 swept roof lantern above, finished with an ornate finial.
Fenestration is generally mullioned and transomed. Ribbing to bold chimney stacks.
Claude Grahame-White the pioneer aviationist lived here from 1912 to 1915, where he
entertained, among others, Sarah Bernhardt, Caruso and Marconi.
Listing NGR: TQ2018591292
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Source: English Heritage
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