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Description: Walthamstow House (Corpus Christi School)
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 206929
OS Grid Reference: TQ3810189745
OS Grid Coordinates: 538101, 189745
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5896, -0.0079
TQ 3889 SHERNHALL STREET
5/2 (east side)
19.10.51 Walthamstow House (Corpus
Christi School) (formerly
listed as Walthamstow House
[St Mary Orphanage] including
entrance gates and bollards)
Substantial detached house, now school. Mid C18, under restoration (1985). Stock
brick, red gauged heads. 3 storeys and basement. 15 bays including 3 canter full
height bay windows to centre and either side. Entrance to fifth bay from right, in
projecting Doric porch. Segmental headed windows, flush frames, sashes, glazing
bars. Interior: Rococo plaster ceilings to drawing room to left of entrance hall and
to entrance hall itself. Contemporary staircase with fluted and turned balusters.
GLC plaque to Sir Robert Wigram MP 1744-1830, High Sheriff of Essex and Merchant who
Listing NGR: TQ3810189745
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Source: English Heritage
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