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Walthamstow House (Corpus Christi School), Waltham Forest

Description: Walthamstow House (Corpus Christi School)

Grade: II*
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

Location: 1 Shernhall Street, Walthamstow, Greater London E17 3EA

Locality: Waltham Forest
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E17 3EA

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Listing Text

Walthamstow, E17
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)

- II*

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
lived here.

Listing NGR: TQ3810189745

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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