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Latitude: 51.6107 / 51°36'38"N
Longitude: 0.0253 / 0°1'31"E
OS Eastings: 540333
OS Northings: 192150
OS Grid: TQ403921
Mapcode National: GBR LM.522
Mapcode Global: VHHMY.DS73
Entry Name: Hart House
Listing Date: 22 February 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1081035
English Heritage Legacy ID: 204830
Location: Redbridge, London, IG8
Electoral Ward/Division: Monkhams
Built-Up Area: Redbridge
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Woodford Wells All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TQ 4092 7/5
Now a hospital. Early C19, 1816 NCH. Three storeys, stucco, 2+3+2 sash windows,
the centre recessed and with a one storey Ionic 6-columned portico in antis between
the wings. Double bands over ground floor; cornice and blocking course, hipped
slate roof. Garden front with slightly projecting centre crowned by a pediment.
Interior: Entrance hall with small Wyatt-style staircase (iron balusters with
lead enrichment). Painted and gilded cornice; similar cornices elsewhere.
History. The original Hart House, or Harts was built in 1617 by Sir Richard
Handforth Master of the Wardrobe to James I. Arthur Onslow, Speaker of the House
in the first half of the C18, was born here. It later became the property of
the Warner family of whom Richard Warner became a famous naturalist, and who
published "Plantae Woodfordiensis" in 1771.
Listing NGR: TQ4033392150
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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