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Latitude: 51.4078 / 51°24'28"N
Longitude: -0.1641 / 0°9'50"W
OS Eastings: 527783
OS Northings: 169243
OS Grid: TQ277692
Mapcode National: GBR DB.594
Mapcode Global: VHGRC.3WL4
Entry Name: Eagle House
Listing Date: 7 May 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1358013
English Heritage Legacy ID: 205095
Location: Merton, London, CR4
Electoral Ward/Division: Figge's Marsh
Built-Up Area: Merton
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Mitcham St Mark
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
LONDON BOROUGH OF MERTON LONDON ROAD, Mitcham
4/81 Eagle House (No 224)
Substantial detached house. 1705. Brown brick, red dressings. Hipped and steeply
pitched old slate roof to eaves. 2 storeys plus attic and basement. 5 windows
wide, centre 3 set forward slightly beneath pediment. Central square headed
entrance with shell hood upon carved consoles. Panelled half glazed door; 'Gothick'
patterned fanlight. Square headed windows, sashes, flush frames, thick glazing
bars. Brick band between storeys. Modillion eaves cornice. Segmental window to
pediment which flanked by pair of segmental pedimented dormers, sashed; thin glazing
bars. Roof crowned with painted timber balustrading and octagonal domed timber
lantern with moulded cornice and ball finial; contemporary corniced tall end stacks.
Very fine interior. Wide panelled entrance wall the depth of the house with
original well staircase rising to first floor; twisted balusters, carved brackets,
ramped handrail. Original secondary staircase rising full height of house. Ground
floor rooms with bolection moulded panelling, right hand room with later panelled
wall between it and the hall (? part of the hall itself originally). First floor
rooms with original plain panelling; original marble fire surrounds in some cases.
Attic bedrooms with plain panelling continued along slope of roof. Pole staircase
leads up to lantern. A very important house. Probably the finest surviving Queen
Anne house of the Dutch, as distinct from the Baroque,style.
Listing NGR: TQ2778369243
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