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Former Merchant Seamen's Orphan Asylum at Wanstead Hospital. Chapel to the North West of Wanstead Hospital

A Grade II* Listed Building in Snaresbrook, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5844 / 51°35'3"N

Longitude: 0.0265 / 0°1'35"E

OS Eastings: 540500

OS Northings: 189224

OS Grid: TQ405892

Mapcode National: GBR LN.Z84

Mapcode Global: VHHN4.DFWS

Entry Name: Former Merchant Seamen's Orphan Asylum at Wanstead Hospital. Chapel to the North West of Wanstead Hospital

Listing Date: 22 February 1979

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200737

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204814

Location: Redbridge, London, E11

County: London

District: Redbridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Snaresbrook

Built-Up Area: Redbridge

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Wanstead St Mary with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

HERMON HILL
1.
5027
E11
Former Merchant Seamen's
Orphan Asylum at
Wanstead Hospital.
Chapel to the north-west of
Wanstead Hospital.
TQ 48 NW 5/7
II*
2.
1861 opened 1863. Designed by George Somers Clarke. Built as Merchant Seamen's
Orphan Asylum. A symmetrical design in banded red brick with Ancaster stone
dressings. Three storeys plus gable dormers in hipped tiled roof: tower with
squat spire. Modified Venetian gothic style. The chief external features are
the tower and spire and the porch with Devonshire marble columns. The great
hall was added in 1866.


Listing NGR: TQ4050089224

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