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Latitude: 51.555 / 51°33'18"N
Longitude: 0.0038 / 0°0'13"E
OS Eastings: 539014
OS Northings: 185919
OS Grid: TQ390859
Mapcode National: GBR KW.RMC
Mapcode Global: VHHNB.05VR
Entry Name: Langthorne Hospital (Main Original Block) (Formerly West Ham Union Workhouse)
Listing Date: 24 February 1987
Last Amended: 15 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1191099
English Heritage Legacy ID: 206906
Location: Waltham Forest, London, E11
District: Waltham Forest
Electoral Ward/Division: Cathall
Built-Up Area: Waltham Forest
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Harrow Green Holy Trinity and St Augustine of Hippo
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
2/51 Leyton, Ell
Langthorne Hospital (main,
The address shall be
amended to read:-
(main original block)
(Formerly West Ham
TQ 38 NE LANGTHORNE ROAD
2/51 (north side)
- Langthorne Hospital (main,
Former workhouse, now hospital. 1840. Stock brick, white brick and some stucco
dressings. Low pitched slate roof to eaves, with parapets to projecting bays.
3 storeys. 19 bays; advanced giant pilastered centrepiece of 3 bays with splayed
sides, pediment and clock. End bays also advanced and pedimented with giant pila-
sters rising through first and second floors. Fifth and fifteenth bays also advanced,
with pedimental blocking courses. Central tripartite pilastered entrance with stucco
architrave, carried up to tripartite window above and to clock. Similar stucco
architraves to other projecting bays, which also have rusticated brick quoins.
Segmental headed windows, set in segmental reveals to advanced bays. Sashes, plate
glass. Formerly West Ham Union Workhouse. VCH.
Listing NGR: TQ3901485919
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