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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: WRENCOTE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1079291

Location

WRENCOTE HOUSE, 123, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCroydonLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Feb-1983

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 201214

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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

In the entry for 9/27 HIGH STREET

No 123 (Wrencote House, Formerly Wrencote)

The previous listing date shall be amended to read 29.1.51

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1. 5009 HIGH STREET

No 123 (Wrencote House, formerly Wrencote) TQ 3265 9/27 20.5.54

II*

2. Late C17, 2 storeys, basement and mansarded attic. Half H-shaped plan with narrow central section. Red brick with black headers (much of fine rubbed quality). 2-3-2 Georgian sash windows. Angle pilasters with cut band between storeys, aprons with moulded cills to window. Recessed centre with narrow side windows and central door with panelled architrave and lion-head capitals. Inner returns have semi-circular square-headed niches with architrave surround and cornices on ground floor and semi- circular headed niches on first floor. Entrance from paved platform with iron railings. Carved and enriched wooden eaves cornice with 2 bands of carved mouldings and heavily enriched console brackets. Cornice breaks forward round corner pilasters and is enriched by grotesque masks with foliage surrounds. Tile roof with 3 sash dormers. Modern rear wall. Side (south) wall with shallow arched chimney treatment. Interior contains original panelling and staircase. (N Lloyd, History of the English House; Field & Bunney, English Domestic Architecture of the 17th and 18th Centuries).

Listing NGR: TQ3238265149

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Field, , Bunney, , English Domestic Architecture of the 17th and 18th Centuries, (1905)
Lloyd, N , History of the English House, (1949)

National Grid Reference: TQ 32382 65149

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