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The Ancient House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hoe Street, London

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Latitude: 51.5844 / 51°35'3"N

Longitude: -0.0116 / 0°0'41"W

OS Eastings: 537862

OS Northings: 189158

OS Grid: TQ378891

Mapcode National: GBR KT.V1N

Mapcode Global: VHGQN.RF8Q

Entry Name: The Ancient House

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190795

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206859

Location: Waltham Forest, London, E17

County: London

District: Waltham Forest

Electoral Ward/Division: Hoe Street

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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Listing Text

Walthamstow E17
1802/4/11 (south side)

The Ancient House (Nos 2, 4,
19.10.51 6 and 8)


Former hall house, now floored and converted into several dwellings. C15. Exposed timber-framing with stucco, infill to centre and west wing and C18 weatherboarding to eastern part. Plain tile steeply pitched roof to eaves. Single storey with dormers to centre; 2 storey jettied crosswings to east and west. Close studding with tension braces to western crosswing. Ground floor underbuilt in brick with C20 Neo-Georgian shop windows. 3-light timber mullioned window to first floor of western wing, and similar windows to gabled dormers; casements; leaded lights.
Tripartite sash window to upper floor of east wing. Large square stack to
western wing, much rebuilt.
INTERIOR: Despite conversion into four apartments, much of the original timber frame is exposed. Of particular note are the diamond mullion window, two stone, four-centred arched fireplaces in No.8,' and a moulded, octagonal crown-post visible from inside No.2. HISTORICAL NOTE: The Ancient House was restored in 1934 by Mr Robert Fuller under the supervision ofMr CJ Brewin, architect, as a memorial to W G Fuller, head of the Fuller's firm of builders.

Listing NGR: TQ3786289158

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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