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Walthamstow Museum (Vestry House), Waltham Forest

Description: Walthamstow Museum (Vestry House)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 206930

OS Grid Reference: TQ3777889118
OS Grid Coordinates: 537778, 189118
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5841, -0.0128

Location: St Mary Road, Walthamstow, Greater London E17 9SB

Locality: Waltham Forest
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E17 9SB

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Listing Text

Walthamstow, E17
4/14 (west side)

19.10.51 Walthamstow Museum (Vestry


Former parish workhouse, now museum. Dated 1730, with addition to north of 1756.
Plum brick, red dressings. Tiled hipped double pitched roof to eaves; pantiles to
north extension. South front of 2 storeys; 5 bays, 2 to left set forward. Main
entrance to centre bay with inscribed plaque over. Segmental headed windows, flush
frames; 12 paned sashes, glazing bars. Moulded timber eaves cornice. North wing
lower; windowless with doorcase imported from Church Hill House, having waterleaf
capitals and arched doorway within. Interior with original turned baluster staircase
with planked dado; simple original panelling to entrance hall. Imported C17 panel-
ling and mantlepiece from Essex Hall, etc.

Listing NGR: TQ3777889118

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Source: English Heritage

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