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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: BAKERS ALMSHOUSES

List entry Number: 1191128

Location

BAKERS ALMSHOUSES, LEA BRIDGE ROAD E10

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityWaltham ForestLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Sep-1971

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 206913

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History

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Details

TQ 38 NE LEA BRIDGE ROAD Leyton, E10 2/22 (north side)

27.9.71 Bakers Almshouses

GV II

Almshouses. 1857-66. By T E Knightley. Yellow brick, stone dressings, pitched slate roof to eaves. Composed around 3 sides of open quadrangle. Eclectic Italianate manner. Mainly 2 storeyed. Almshouses each 1 bay with gabled porch shared with neighbour; decorative moulded entrances, panelled doors. Ground floor windows, round-headed with rusticated gauged brick voussoirs. First floor windows mainly square-headed, with stone architraves. Bracketed eaves. Tall panelled chimneys, Italianate belvedere towers in each angle with low hipped roofs. Each wing with central emphasis. Central block with centre 4 bays on larger scale with inset clock, 2 corniced doorways, and gabled pavilions to either side with rusticated quoins. Side wings with gabled centre and end pavilions more elaborate than inter- vening units, those to centre with projecting balconied bay windows to first floor. Side wings have symmetrical returns to road frontage, with paired gabled pavilions and rusticated quoins. Rear elevation also of architectural interest.

Listing NGR: TQ3763588102

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National Grid Reference: TQ 37635 88102

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