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Lippittshill Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Waltham Abbey, Essex

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117654

Location: Waltham Abbey, Epping Forest, Essex, IG10

County: Essex

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

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Listing Text

Lippittshill Lodge
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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