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Latitude: 51.6699 / 51°40'11"N
Longitude: -0.0689 / 0°4'7"W
OS Eastings: 533640
OS Northings: 198561
OS Grid: TQ336985
Mapcode National: GBR H4.K8W
Mapcode Global: VHGQ7.R9G5
Entry Name: Forty Hall
Listing Date: 19 March 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1294469
English Heritage Legacy ID: 200627
Location: Enfield, London, EN2
Electoral Ward/Division: Chase
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Jesus Church Forty Hill
Church of England Diocese: London
4411 FORTY HILL
TQ 3398 3/148
Built in 1629-36 for Sir Nicholas Raynton. Square house of 3 storeys, 6 windows.
High pitched, hipped, swept roof of green slate with 4 groups of tall octagonal
brick shafts. Moulded and modillioned eaves cornice. Light red brick with quoins,
window architraves and bands now stuccoed but probably stone beneath. Brick plinth.
Sash windows with glazing bars, some of circa 1800, others replaced. C18 Doric
porches; and C18 Corinthian Order and pediment framing 1st floor centre window
on South front. Main entrance porch Ionic with later glass enclosure.
Inside some original decoration, particularly plaster ceilings and one panelled
room; also screen with early classical motifs in dining room. Much of the decoration
is C18, including an arched Ionic hall screen and hall plasterwork of trophies
of arms; and much plasterwork and panelling elsewhere.
Modern East extensions in similar style.
Listing NGR: TQ3364098561
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