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Latitude: 51.6522 / 51°39'8"N
Longitude: 0.023 / 0°1'22"E
OS Eastings: 540048
OS Northings: 196764
OS Grid: TQ400967
Mapcode National: GBR LJ.JH2
Mapcode Global: VHHMR.CQ0R
Entry Name: Lippittshill Lodge
Listing Date: 22 March 1974
Last Amended: 23 March 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1337480
English Heritage Legacy ID: 117654
Location: Waltham Abbey, Epping Forest, Essex, IG10
District: Epping Forest
Civil Parish: Waltham Abbey
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: High Beach Holy Innocents
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TQ 49 NW 6/217
Circa 1824 on site of an earlier house. Stucco, hipped Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys
with plinth, quoins, modillion cornice. 3 sash windows in architrave surrounds,
lower side windows 3 light, 1st floor cornices on consoles supporting pediments.
Door cornice hood in centre on brackets and fluted half columns with bases,
no capitals. 2 storey 2 window wing.
Listed partly for historical interest as a former private asylum which housed
the poet John Clare, 1837-40. The building then known as Dr Allen's Lunatic
Asylum, Fair Mead House.
Lippithill lodge and Grotto forma group.
Listing NGR: TQ4004896764
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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