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Friday Hill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hatch Lane, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6238 / 51°37'25"N

Longitude: 0.007 / 0°0'25"E

OS Eastings: 539026

OS Northings: 193567

OS Grid: TQ390935

Mapcode National: GBR LL.6G0

Mapcode Global: VHHMY.2GK2

Entry Name: Friday Hill House

Listing Date: 22 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250869

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206963

Location: Waltham Forest, London, E4

County: London

District: Waltham Forest

Electoral Ward/Division: Hatch Lane

Built-Up Area: Waltham Forest

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Chingford St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TQ 39 SE SIMMONS LANE
(South Side), Friday Hill
1/21 Friday Hill House

II

House. Dated 1839.BY Lewis Vulliamy for R G Heathcote. Cream brick in Flemish
bond with dressings of Roman cement and stone; slate roof. U-shaped plan, open on
north side, 2-storeys with cellar, 4-storey tower. North elevation is of 8 bays the
end bays projecting as short wings; tower to rear left. In Tudor style having:
plinth; continuous hoodmould to ground floor; wooden mullioned and transomed windows
with horizontal glazing bars; 4-centred-arched doorways; stepped dentilled eaves;
coped raised verges; chimneys offset below clustered octagonal flues with red brick
cornices. North elevation: central door with raised panels, sidelights, and
overlight with geometric glazing bars to enter lights; date panel with coat of arms
over; and cross-window above. Small windows either side on each floor; next bays
have a cross-window with 4-light window over; and outer bays each have 1-light
window with oriel above bridging angle with wing. Wings each have external stack
flanked by windows. Hipped roof to tower. Garden elevation: gabled left-hand bay
has 2-storey canted bay window with decorative 1st floor band and shield above.
Doorway to next bay has decorative geometric glazing bars to overlight. Between
bays 5 and 6 is turret with blind slit windows and ogee dome. Servants' wing on
right. Interior: remaining contemporary features include panelled doors, shutters
and walls; decorative architraves; dado and ceiling cornices; and fireplaces,
including 2 with elaborate wooden cornices and over-panels, one of these possibly
incorporating early C17 work. Stair hall has wall panelling; compartmental ceiling;
and open-well stair with open string, turned balusters, ramped handrail, pendants,
and newel finials. Room in west wing has elaborate cornice and probably later-C19
'wall-painting has been revealed comprising decorative panels with flowers. There
has been a house on the site since the C16 at least, and probably some of the
woodwork in the present house has come from the early C17 house known to have
existed. Victoria County History, Essex, pp 6-7.


Listing NGR: TQ3902693567

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