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The Canons, Merton

Description: The Canons

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 205111

OS Grid Reference: TQ2786568345
OS Grid Coordinates: 527865, 168345
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3997, -0.1633

Location: A239, Merton, Greater London CR4 4HD

Locality: Merton
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: CR4 4HD

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Listing Text

TQ 2768
(north side)
12/93 The Canons

Substantial manor house. Late C17. Brick with later stucco. Plain tile hipped
roof to eaves. 2 storeys plus basement and dormers. West facade of 5 bays with
2-bay extension to left. Central bay to original block projects slightly with
square headed architraved corniced entrance, reached by steps. Square headed
windows, blind to 2 right bays. Sashes, flush frames, glazing bars. Modillion
eaves cornice above first floor. 3-bay return to south. Other facades also of
architectural interest. Interior retains staircase with strong twisted balusters,
some panelling, etc. Built by John Odway, who was granted a building lease in 1680.
London 2: South B Cherry and N Pevsner.

Listing NGR: TQ2786568345

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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