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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: THE BOWER HOUSE

List entry Number: 1079873

Location

THE BOWER HOUSE, ORANGE TREE HILL

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityHaveringLondon BoroughNon Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 04-Jul-1952

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 201635

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

ORANGE TREE HILL 1. 5017 Havering-atte-Bower The Bower House TQ 59 SW 9/4 4.7.52. I. 2. 1729 by Henry Flitcroft. Small country house. Red brick, Welsh slate roof with modillion cornice; 2 storeys and attics. Entrance front 1-3-1 double-hung sashes in reveals with flat arches. Slight central projection with doorway composed of architrave, pulvinated frieze and pediment on enriched consoles. Garden front has two circa 1800 wings with canted bay windows, central doorway up steps with iron railings has surround of rusticated Roman Doric pilasters entablature with key blocks and pediment. Central pediment to both fronts. Country Life 17.3.44 describes the interior before the recent alterations. Staircase paintings by Thornhill are particularly important. The house is notable as Flitcroft's first commission.



Listing NGR: TQ5120692659

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: 17 March - Date: 1944 - Journal Title: Country Life

National Grid Reference: TQ5120692659

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