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Eagle House, Merton

Description: Eagle House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 June 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 205073

OS Grid Reference: TQ2387971169
OS Grid Coordinates: 523879, 171169
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4260, -0.2196

Location: 10 Rushmere Place, Merton, Greater London SW19 5BY

Locality: Merton
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW19 5BY

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Listing Text

TQ 2371
(north side)
5/62 Eagle House

Substantial house. 1613, built for Robert Bell. Restored in 1887 by T G Jackson.
Brick, now mostly stuccoed. Tiled pitched roof to parapet. 3 storeys plus basement.
3 bays. Central entrance with depressed arch. Stone mullioned windows to basement.
Canted bays to either side to basement, ground and first floors with exposed C17
brick between storeys, timber mullions and transoms, leaded lights. Corbelled
canted oriel above central entrance, wider, having 4 rather than 3-lights to front.
Moulded stucco bands between storeys. Square headed 3-light timber mullioned and
transomed windows to second floor. Each bay with shaped gable. Rows of tall
moulded polygonal chimneys between bays. Rear and return elevations similar. C18
extensions to left. Interior has ground floor hall running from front to rear in
centre of house. 3 original plaster ceilings on first floor. Panelling to former
dining room 1730; hall overmantle; other C18 features. Owned and restored by the
architect Sir T G Jackson.

Listing NGR: TQ2387971169

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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