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Description: Wandle Bank
Date Listed: 21 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 206746
OS Grid Reference: TQ2863365056
OS Grid Coordinates: 528633, 165056
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3700, -0.1534
TQ 2865 SE 11/96 21.1.54.
Early C18 front. 2 storeys colourwashed brick, 5 sash windows. Angle pilasters,
band to floor level, parapet. Central door with heavy hood on brackets. 4 semi-
circular stone steps with moulded nosings. Old tile roof with 3 flat-topped
dormers; end stacks. To right hand a single storey addition with half-hipped
tile roof and C19 front possibly added by Arthur Hughes as his studio. To rear
elevation, 2 gabled wings with rendered facing, possibly timber-framed. Formerly
and still potentially attractive grounds eg 2 small octagonal pools in front
of house. Arther Hughes [1832-1915] the pre-Raphaelite painter lived in this
house until 1891 but continued to own it thereafter until his death.
See Bulletin of John Rylands Library Vol 49, 1966-67, pages 323-362.
Nos 282 and 284 form a group with Wallington Bridge and Manor Cottage, London
Road (East Side).
Listing NGR: TQ2863365056
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Source: English Heritage
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