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Walthamstow Museum (Vestry House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Hoe Street, London

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Latitude: 51.5841 / 51°35'2"N

Longitude: -0.0128 / 0°0'46"W

OS Eastings: 537778

OS Northings: 189118

OS Grid: TQ377891

Mapcode National: GBR KT.TQF

Mapcode Global: VHGQN.QFLZ

Entry Name: Walthamstow Museum (Vestry House)

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206930

Location: Waltham Forest, London, E17

County: London

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 Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Walthamstow, E17
4/14 (west side)

19.10.51 Walthamstow Museum (Vestry


Former parish workhouse, now museum. Dated 1730, with addition to north of 1756.
Plum brick, red dressings. Tiled hipped double pitched roof to eaves; pantiles to
north extension. South front of 2 storeys; 5 bays, 2 to left set forward. Main
entrance to centre bay with inscribed plaque over. Segmental headed windows, flush
frames; 12 paned sashes, glazing bars. Moulded timber eaves cornice. North wing
lower; windowless with doorcase imported from Church Hill House, having waterleaf
capitals and arched doorway within. Interior with original turned baluster staircase
with planked dado; simple original panelling to entrance hall. Imported C17 panel-
ling and mantlepiece from Essex Hall, etc.

Listing NGR: TQ3777889118

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