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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: FORMER MERCHANT SEAMEN'S ORPHAN ASYLUM AT WANSTEAD HOSPITAL. CHAPEL TO THE NORTH WEST OF WANSTEAD HOSPITAL

List entry Number: 1200737

Location

FORMER MERCHANT SEAMEN'S ORPHAN ASYLUM AT WANSTEAD HOSPITAL. CHAPEL TO THE NORTH WEST OF WANSTEAD HOSPITAL, HERMON HILL E11

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityRedbridgeLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1979

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 204814

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History

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Details

HERMON HILL 1. 5027 E11 Former Merchant Seamen's Orphan Asylum at Wanstead Hospital. Chapel to the north-west of Wanstead Hospital. TQ 48 NW 5/7 II* 2. 1861 opened 1863. Designed by George Somers Clarke. Built as Merchant Seamen's Orphan Asylum. A symmetrical design in banded red brick with Ancaster stone dressings. Three storeys plus gable dormers in hipped tiled roof: tower with squat spire. Modified Venetian gothic style. The chief external features are the tower and spire and the porch with Devonshire marble columns. The great hall was added in 1866.

Listing NGR: TQ4050089224

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National Grid Reference: TQ 40500 89224

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