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Latitude: 51.6125 / 51°36'44"N
Longitude: 0.1824 / 0°10'56"E
OS Eastings: 551206
OS Northings: 192659
OS Grid: TQ512926
Mapcode National: GBR SH.2N2
Mapcode Global: VHHN1.3QSR
Entry Name: The Bower House
Listing Date: 4 July 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1079873
English Heritage Legacy ID: 201635
Location: Havering, London, RM4
Electoral Ward/Division: Havering Park
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Havering
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Collier Row St James and St John, Havering-atte-Bower
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
ORANGE TREE HILL
The Bower House
TQ 59 SW 9/4 4.7.52.
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
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