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Purley Bury, Croydon

Description: Purley Bury

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 February 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 201220

OS Grid Reference: TQ3233061987
OS Grid Coordinates: 532330, 161987
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3416, -0.1015

Location: Lexington Court, Croydon, Greater London CR8 1JB

Locality: Croydon
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: CR8 1JB

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Listing Text

(off Purley Bury Avenue)

Purley Bury
TQ 36 SW 5/25


C18 house with later additions. Two-span. Rendered. Two storeys. Three sash
windows. C19 porch. Slated mansard roof with 2 dormers. South front of 3 unequal
bays with French window to ground floor and sashes above. Two bay extension to east
with projecting canted bay window to ground floor with slated roof. Extensive range
of C18 and C19 outbuildings to east. Red brick (colourwashed). Old conservatory on
sough side with curved glazed roof.
John Horne Tooke, politician and writer, and author of "The Diversions of Purley",
lived here.

Listing NGR: TQ3233061987

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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