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Walthamstow House (Corpus Christi School)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wood Street, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5896 / 51°35'22"N

Longitude: -0.0079 / 0°0'28"W

OS Eastings: 538101

OS Northings: 189745

OS Grid: TQ381897

Mapcode National: GBR KT.GPJ

Mapcode Global: VHGQN.T96Q

Entry Name: Walthamstow House (Corpus Christi School)

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Last Amended: 24 February 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206929

Location: Waltham Forest, London, E17

County: London

District: Waltham Forest

Electoral Ward/Division: Wood Street

Built-Up Area: Waltham Forest

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Walthamstow St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TQ 3889 SHERNHALL STREET
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 from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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