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Description: The Sacred Heart Convent
Date Listed: 30 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 203440
OS Grid Reference: TQ3894075679
OS Grid Coordinates: 538940, 175679
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4630, -0.0013
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TQ 3875 14/267 No 97
(The Sacred Heart Convent)
Substantial detailed house. 1856 with earlier origins. John Thomas. Stucco slate
pitched roof to parapet. 3-storey, 5-bay centre block with full height canted bay
window. 2-storey wings, only slightly lower, to either side, of 3 bays, that to right
recessed with advanced 1-storey quadrant wing in front, formerly conservatory with
applied Corinthian columns. Square headed entrance with Doric half columns to left
bay of centre block. Square headed windows to ground and first floor of mainblock and
to right wing. Other windows mainly segmental headed. Architraves, sashes,plate
glass. Stucco bands between storeys. Modillion cornice below balustraded parapet.
Garden front with Doric colonnade to ground floor. Service wing of 2 storeys and
dormers to west. Surviving interior features including staircase,carved fireplace
stencilled and plasterwork ceilings, inlaid marble floors, etc.
Listing NGR: TQ3894075679
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Source: English Heritage
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