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Latitude: 51.5781 / 51°34'41"N
Longitude: -0.0174 / 0°1'2"W
OS Eastings: 537479
OS Northings: 188447
OS Grid: TQ374884
Mapcode National: GBR KV.691
Mapcode Global: VHGQN.NL5K
Entry Name: Chestnuts House
Listing Date: 19 October 1951
Last Amended: 24 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1191062
English Heritage Legacy ID: 206902
Location: Waltham Forest, London, E17
District: Waltham Forest
Electoral Ward/Division: Hoe Street
Built-Up Area: Waltham Forest
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Walthamstow St Barnabas with St James the Great
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TQ 38 NE HOE STREET
2/12 (west side)
19.10.51 No 398(Chestnuts House)
(formerly listed as No 398,
Essex Technical College)
Substantial detached house. 1745-7 (dates to lead rainwater heads). Stock brick,
red dressings. Pitched tiled roof to parapet. 2 storeys and attic storey. To Hoe
Street 7 bays with further recessed bay to right and additional wing beyond. Centre
3 bays more closely spaced than others, and set forward slightly with pediment. Cen-
tral pedimented doorcase, early C19, stucco with Doric pilasters. Late C20 door.
Brick band between storeys; main cornice of rubbled brick above first floor; subsi-
diary cornice to attic. Segmental-headed windows, sashes, thick glazing bars. Blind
semicircular window above pediment to attic. Six-bay, 2-storey wing recessed to
right, with similar treatment and advanced stable wing attached to right of 3 bays
with blind relieving arches. Original plan form survives. Interior: Paved stair
hall; fine openwell staircase with turned balusters and stucco floral enrichment.
Original panelling and cornices survive throughout, moulded to main rooms and simpler
to servants' area, which also has dog-leg turned baluster staircase. Room to left of
entrance with rich Rococo ceiling.
Listing NGR: TQ3747988447
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