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Waterside Preparatory School (The Old Estate Mansion)

A Grade II Listed Building in Farnham, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9048 / 51°54'17"N

Longitude: 0.1578 / 0°9'27"E

OS Eastings: 548538

OS Northings: 225120

OS Grid: TL485251

Mapcode National: GBR LC0.JPP

Mapcode Global: VHHLN.PD83

Entry Name: Waterside Preparatory School (The Old Estate Mansion)

Listing Date: 22 February 1980

Last Amended: 23 February 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 121820

Location: Farnham, Uttlesford, Essex, CM23

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Farnham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Farnham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


21/1133 Hassobury

The address shall be amended to read HASSOBURY ESTATE

Waterside Preparatory
(the Old Estate Mansion)


TL 42 NE 21/1133

Large York stone mansion built in 1868 by P.C. Hardwick (the younger) in
the "Gothic" style, and asymmetric in design. Mainly of 2 and 3 storeys
it has a wing on the west end of one storey and attics. The north front
has a large gable, a half octagonal 3 storeyed castellated bay and a 3
storeyed entrance wing, gabled with a large oriel bay on the first storey
and a "Gothic" arched doorway beneath. The south front has 2 gables and
2 splayed bays with traceried parapets. The windows are mainly stone mullioned
and transomed casements with "Gothic" arched heads. Roof tiled, with a
number of gabled dormers with ornamental bargeboards on both fronts and
a number of tall chimney stacks with grouped circular shafts and moulded
caps and bases.

Listing NGR: TL4853825120

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