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Walthamstow House (Corpus Christi School)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wood Street, London

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Latitude: 51.5896 / 51°35'22"N

Longitude: -0.0079 / 0°0'28"W

OS Eastings: 538101

OS Northings: 189745

OS Grid: TQ381897

Mapcode National: GBR KT.GPJ

Mapcode Global: VHGQN.T96Q

Plus Code: 9C3XHXQR+VV

Entry Name: Walthamstow House (Corpus Christi School)

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Last Amended: 24 February 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206929

ID on this website: 101065601

Location: Walthamstow, Waltham Forest, London, E17

County: London

District: Waltham Forest

Electoral Ward/Division: Wood Street

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Waltham Forest

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Walthamstow St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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TQ 3889

Walthamstow, E17
Walthamstow House (Corpus Christi School)

(Formerly listed as Walthamstow House [St Mary Orphanage] including entrance gates and bollards)



Substantial detached house, now school. Mid C18, under restoration (1985). Stock brick, red gauged heads. Three storeys and basement. 15 bays including three canter full height bay windows to centre and either side. Entrance to fifth bay from right, in projecting Doric porch. Segmental headed windows, flush frames, sashes, glazing bars.

Interior: Rococo plaster ceilings to drawing room to left of entrance hall and to entrance hall itself. Contemporary staircase with fluted and turned balusters.

Borough of Walthamstow plaque to Sir Robert Wigram MP 1744-1830, High Sheriff of Essex and Merchant who lived here.

Listing NGR: TQ3810189745

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