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Description: Stansted House
Date Listed: 5 June 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 301294
OS Grid Reference: SU7613010316
OS Grid Coordinates: 476130, 110316
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8873, -0.9191
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6/294 Stansted House
The first house on this site was built by William Talman for the Earl of
Scarborough in 1686. This was replaced in 1786 by a house by James Wyatt
and Bonomi. The latter was burned down in 1900 except for the service wing
and stables (see next entry). The present house was erected in 1903 by
A C Blomfield in the style of Wren. Nearly square in shape. 2 storeys and
attics. The west or entrance front has 9 windows. Red brick with Portland
stone quoins, stringcourse, modillion cornice and balustraded parapet. The
centre portion of 3 windows projects with a pediment over containing a cir-
cular window and stone swags round it. Glazing bars intact. Stone archi-
traves over ground floor windows. Stone portico up 7 steps consisting of
6 Ionic columns suppdrting a balustrade. Hexagonal turret in the centre
of the roof. The south side has 6 windows and no projection. Pediment over
the 4 centre ground floor windows.
Listing NGR: SU7613010316
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Source: English Heritage
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