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Pond House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lea Bridge, London

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Latitude: 51.5563 / 51°33'22"N

Longitude: -0.0543 / 0°3'15"W

OS Eastings: 534984

OS Northings: 185949

OS Grid: TQ349859

Mapcode National: GBR J6.NYW

Mapcode Global: VHGQV.04NS

Plus Code: 9C3XHW4W+G7

Entry Name: Pond House

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226931

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424403

ID on this website: 101226931

Location: Lower Clapton, Hackney, London, E5

County: London

District: Hackney

Electoral Ward/Division: Lea Bridge

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Hackney

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St James Clapton

Church of England Diocese: London

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5013 (South-East Side)
No 162 (Pond House)
TQ 3485 19/341 24.4.51.

Circa 1800 villa of large proportions. 2 storeys, attic and basement, 3 windows;
the centre bay slightly set back. Stucco with incised lines, 1st floor cill string,
cornice and blocking course. Fairly low pitched slated roof with 3 flat dormers.
Banded basement forms voussoirs to low lunettes. Sash windows with glazing bars
and ornamental cast iron guards, those on ground floor tripartite in segmental
arched recesses with large central paterae. Rebuilt steps to central projecting
semicircular porch with fluted Roman Doric columns, entablature with bucranium
frieze and blocking course. Pretty wrought iron railing. Central double door
with shaped panels in moulded architrave has small flanking windows. At either
side a concave quadrant wall holds doorway in entablature surround with bucranium
frieze. Inside a graceful curved wrought iron staircase.

Nos 158 to 162 (even) form a group with the stable and wall to No 162, and
Bishop Wood's Almhouses.

Listing NGR: TQ3498485949

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