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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: RED HOUSE

List entry Number: 1064203

Location

RED HOUSE, RED HOUSE LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityBexleyLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-May-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 198714

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

RED HOUSE LANE 1. 5005 Bexleyheath Red House TQ 4875 8/6 25.5.50 GV 2. 1859. By Philip Webb (his first commission) for William Morris, who lived here until 1864. Moderately sized L-shaped building, of 2 storeys. Picturesque design in the simplified Gothic style of Street and Butterfield's domestic work. Red brick, with hipped tiled roof. Gabled, 2 storeyed, porch to north front. Oriel to west lighting main room on first floor. Staircase tower in angle, with pointed roof and finials. Sliding sash windows, singly and in pairs, with cambered heads beneath relieving arches. Casements with leaded lights of circular form to upper floor. Interior almost unaltered. Important fixed cupboards, settle and other furnishings with some painted decoration by Burne-Jones and others.

Listing NGR: TQ4810675093

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National Grid Reference: TQ 48106 75093

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