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Latitude: 51.495 / 51°29'41"N
Longitude: -0.3671 / 0°22'1"W
OS Eastings: 513455
OS Northings: 178602
OS Grid: TQ134786
Mapcode National: GBR 5F.G55
Mapcode Global: VHFTD.LP99
Entry Name: Norwood Hall
Listing Date: 22 July 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1079330
English Heritage Legacy ID: 201109
Location: Ealing, London, UB2
Electoral Ward/Division: Norwood Green
Built-Up Area: Ealing
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Mary the Virgin Norwood
Church of England Diocese: London
The following buildings shall be added:-
NORWOOD GREEN ROAD
5010 (north side)
TQ 17 NW 4/97 Norwood Hall
House, now college. Built 1801-2 by Sir John Soane for John Robins, auctioneer
and upholsterer; altered and extended c1890. Late C19 roughcast over brick;
gabled Welsh slate roof; roughcast brick stacks. Double-depth plan. Design
of 2-storey facade based on Triumphal Arch theme. Central arch has steps to
semi-circular arched doorway with 6-panelled (4 glazed) door and late C19
transomed window set in segmental-arched moulded stone architrave to first floor.
Arch is flanked by semi-circular arched niches and blind oculi, rising to
chimney stacks. Four late C19 and one C20 windows inserted into facade; attic
storey is also a late C19 insertion and has open balustrade to parapet. Simi-
larly arranged stacks to rear, flanking late C19 balustrade broken by C20
attic window; late C19 fenestration. Left side wall, of 3-storey, 3-window
range, has late C19 leaded windows set in early C19 moulded stone architraves
on ground floor. Late C19 extension to right, of 2 storeys, has irregular
fenestration of stone mullioned and transomed windows and 3-storey porch with
half-glazed double doors to rear. Interior: cross vaults by Soane survive in
vestibule and staircase hall; ball cornice by Soane in room to rear left.
Cellar has stone-flag floor, early C19 shutters, and 3 early C19 six-panelled
doors. First floor has early C19 reeded six-panelled doors; reeded panelled
shutters; room to right has early C19 fireplace with reeded architrave; room
to left has early C19 moulded wood architraves to windows, two with panelled
dados. Late C19 features include Elizabethan-style staircase with turned
balusters and French-style canopied fireplace in hall; ground-floor rooms to
left are panelled, and include fluted columns flanking fireplace to rear and
plaster frieze and fine fireplace to left. History: Norwood Hall was built for
John Robins, a supplier of furniture to Soane. The Triumphal Arch theme was
used more forcefully by Soane at Aynho Park and Pitzhanger Manor.
(Peter Guillery, Norwood Hall and Micklefield Hall; Works by Sir John Soane).
Listing NGR: TQ1345578602
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