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Red House

A Grade I Listed Building in Christchurch, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4555 / 51°27'19"N

Longitude: 0.1303 / 0°7'49"E

OS Eastings: 548106

OS Northings: 175093

OS Grid: TQ481750

Mapcode National: GBR R4.1HL

Mapcode Global: VHHNS.6PQ3

Entry Name: Red House

Listing Date: 25 May 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064203

English Heritage Legacy ID: 198714

Location: Bexley, London, DA6

County: London

District: Bexley

Electoral Ward/Division: Christchurch

Built-Up Area: Bexley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Bexleyheath Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

RED HOUSE LANE
1.
5005
Bexleyheath
Red House
TQ 4875 8/6 25.5.50
GV
2.
1859. By Philip Webb (his first commission) for William Morris, who lived
here until 1864. Moderately sized L-shaped building, of 2 storeys. Picturesque
design in the simplified Gothic style of Street and Butterfield's domestic
work. Red brick, with hipped tiled roof. Gabled, 2 storeyed, porch to north
front. Oriel to west lighting main room on first floor. Staircase tower in
angle, with pointed roof and finials. Sliding sash windows, singly and in
pairs, with cambered heads beneath relieving arches. Casements with leaded
lights of circular form to upper floor. Interior almost unaltered. Important
fixed cupboards, settle and other furnishings with some painted decoration
by Burne-Jones and others.


Listing NGR: TQ4810675093

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