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Crown Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Snaresbrook, London

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Latitude: 51.5808 / 51°34'50"N

Longitude: 0.0169 / 0°1'0"E

OS Eastings: 539843

OS Northings: 188808

OS Grid: TQ398888

Mapcode National: GBR LP.2XY

Mapcode Global: VHHN4.7JSJ

Entry Name: Crown Court

Listing Date: 11 November 1968

Last Amended: 22 February 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358004

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204848

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

Crown Court
(formerly listed as
Royal Wanstead School)
TQ 38 NE 4/4 11.11.68
1841-3, by Sir Gilbert Scott and George Moffatt. Range of buildings in limestone
ashlar in the Elizabethan style with mullion and transom windows and turrets
with ogee domes. U-shaped layout. Centre block with prominent projecting gatehouse
3-storeys high. Round-arched entrance with the inscription "A structure of hope
built on the foundation of faith by the hand of charity". The flanking wings
are 2-storeyed with an arcaded ground floor and central-shaped gables.
Built as the Infant Orphan Asylum, first founded by Dr Andrew Reed in 1827.
On a prominent site facing Eagle Pond.

Listing NGR: TQ3984388808

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