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Cliefden House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Eltham North, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4509 / 51°27'3"N

Longitude: 0.054 / 0°3'14"E

OS Eastings: 542823

OS Northings: 174437

OS Grid: TQ428744

Mapcode National: GBR NM.69J

Mapcode Global: VHHNQ.WSFL

Entry Name: Cliefden House

Listing Date: 26 March 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358945

English Heritage Legacy ID: 200330

Location: Greenwich, London, SE9

County: London

District: Greenwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Eltham North

Built-Up Area: Greenwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Eltham St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

1.
4412 ELTHAM HIGH STREET SE9
(North Side)

Nos 97 to 101 (odd)
(Cliefden House)
TQ 4274 53/W23 26.3.54.

II*


2.
Early C18 house of 3 storeys, 5 windows, altered in front. Moderately high pitched,
hippe, double-span roof renewed in machine tiles. Symmetrical chimney stacks,
now roughcast, in gully. Parapet front. Walls thickly covered with
roughcast but showing traces of 1st and 2nd floor bands. Replaced sash windows
with glazing bars in flush moulded frames. Modern shops on ground floor. Replaced,
6-panel central door, with cornice head and modern patterned fanlight, in round
arches, moulded architrave. Framing this are fluted pilasters, panelled impost
blocks and dentilled rounded cornice.
Rear elevation of original brick with bands at 1st and 2nd floors. Segmental
brick arches to sash windows with glazing bars in flush, moulded frames. Reproduction
Georgian doorcase and modern, half glazed door.
Inside, a barrel-vaulted hall, groin-vaulted at door and staircase entrances.
Early C17 staircase, very wide with shallow treads, in 2 long, straight flights
between floors. Stairway walled on both sides with wood-lined lower parts and
handrail set free from wall to give grip. Square posts at intervals carved with
strapwork and having inverted, heart-shaped finials. Round arch to upper flight
with pronounced impost blocks and a central pendant matching the staircase finials,
but hollow. Many old doors and doorframes. RCHM.


Listing NGR: TQ4282374437

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