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Latitude: 51.5508 / 51°33'2"N
Longitude: 0.6734 / 0°40'24"E
OS Eastings: 585449
OS Northings: 186929
OS Grid: TQ854869
Mapcode National: GBR Y4T.9P
Mapcode Global: VHJL4.M9C0
Entry Name: The White Hall
Listing Date: 1 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1236551
English Heritage Legacy ID: 427557
Location: Southend-on-Sea, SS0
Electoral Ward/Division: Blenheim Park
Built-Up Area: Southend-on-Sea
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Westcliff St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TQ 88 NE
GARDENS (South side)
2/10007 The White Hall
Built as a tennis club house, now stage school with flat. Designed in 1934 by D N Martin Kaye, the
Head of Southend School of Architecture. International Modern style, designed to be the focal point
of a planned modernist development projected by the Thurston family of which only two houses,
in Clatterfield Gardens, were built. Rendered brick, flat felt roof, steel framed windows. U plan, 2
storeys to north, remainder single storey. The principal elevation (east) consists of a hall with a range
of 3 pairs of french doors, each flanked by full-length fixed lights, all with horizontal glazing bars.
To right, projecting 2-storey block has at first floor high-level ribbon windows around both corners
and similar window to ground floor left. To left a projecting low single storey range with a corner
window to left and one 3-light and one single light window. Almost continuous drip band to
window heads. Rear elevation has range of 3 ribbon windows to hall above drip band; double doors
and corner window to right; 4-light window and door to left, 2-light square window to first floor.
Hall has coved cornice and retains wooden bar in alcove. Foundation stone inscribed "Laid by Diana
and Dick Thurston 21 Nov 1931."
Listing NGR: TQ8544986929
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