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Trent Park House, Enfield

Description: Trent Park House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 200528

OS Grid Reference: TQ2909097350
OS Grid Coordinates: 529090, 197350
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6601, -0.1351

Location: Barnet, Greater London EN4 0PT

Locality: Enfield
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EN4 0PT

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Listing Text

(North Side) (off)

shall be amended to read
(East Side)
(North Side) (Off)
Trent Park House
TQ 29 NE 19/20


Circa 1895 house in early Georgian style, very large scale. Recased in 1926 by
Charles Holden for Sir Philip Sassoon, the purchaser. The house may contain part
of an earlier C19 building on the site but nothing is visible. Entrance front
of 3 storeys and basement, 13 windows. Centre and ends project. Red brick with
stone quoins, bands, window architraves and balustraded parapet. Sash windows
with glazing bars. Central doorcase has Corinthian entablature with serpentine
open pediment. Balustrades to basement areas. Between each outer pair of ground
floor winders a classical statue on plinth. Similar north front with stone urns
crowning low wall; and a classical figure group on plinth at west end. Inside,
along the north front a handsome suite of inter-connecting reception rooms with
classical detail. Some panels of Chinese wall-paper mounted in control room;
and painted decoration said to be by Rex Whistler in the end rooms. Also a fine
entrance hall and staircase. Sir Philip Sassoon entertained the Prince of Wales
(later Edward VIII) and Sir Winston Churchill at this house.

Listing NGR: TQ2909097350

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Source: English Heritage

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