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Rainham Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Havering, London

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Latitude: 51.5179 / 51°31'4"N

Longitude: 0.1908 / 0°11'26"E

OS Eastings: 552099

OS Northings: 182164

OS Grid: TQ520821

Mapcode National: GBR SP.4RF

Mapcode Global: VHHNM.836P

Entry Name: Rainham Hall

Listing Date: 7 January 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 201551

Location: Havering, London, RM13

County: London

District: Havering

Electoral Ward/Division: Rainham and Wennington

Built-Up Area: Havering

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Rainham

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Rainham Hall
TQ 5282/5382 6/2 7.1.55
Built in 1729 for John Harle a merchant and owner of Rainham Wharf. Three
storeys and basement. Brown-red brick with red rubbed brick dressings.
Plinth with stone cornice, rusticated stone angle quoins, brick bands between
each storey, elaborate carved wood cornice, panelled parapet. Five cambered
headed sash windows, cased frames, glazing bars. Double keystone, and projecting
panelled aprons to each window. The centre one window bay of the front projects
slightly for the whole height. Central entrance with very handsome carved
wood porch with fluted Corinthian pilasters supporting individual entablatures
with an open segmental pediment, richly coffered on the soffit. Doorway
has architrave surround with baroque scrolled feature to centre. Door with
12 glazed panels, thick glazing bars; 2 fielded panels to bottom. Flight
of 4 stone steps, with moulded nosings, up. Rear elevation, similar, but
with recessed aprons to each window, central closed porch with fluted pilasters,
triglyph frieze and cornice. A symmetrical central 1st floor round headed
staircase window with dropped cill. Churchyard elevation similar, no doorway
or central projection, 3 windows. Similar front to south. Flat topped hipped
old tile roof, rectangular stacks. The interior is unaltered with many
fine contemporary fittings. All the principal rooms are fully panelled,
there is a black and white marble floor in the entrance hall, a fine staircase
with cut string and twisted balusters, and several good fireplaces. (Reference:
Country Life 5 June 1920).

Listing NGR: TQ5209982164

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