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Notes on Wanstead house.

Jack Elsdon Tuffs

Notes on Wanstead house.

by Jack Elsdon Tuffs

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Published by Wanstead Historical Society in (Wanstead .
Written in English


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ContributionsWanstead Historical Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. :
Number of Pages33
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Open LibraryOL19671282M

Wanstead was well known for its cherry orchards as late as the s, when they were mentioned by poet Thomas Hood, who lived in Wanstead –5. Schools and education. The Royal Commercial Travellers Schools were sited in Wanstead from their foundation in by John Robert Cuffley until their move to Pinner in The schools at Wanstead provided housing, food, clothing and education for . House prices in Wanstead. A local property price guide to Wanstead.

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Philip Morant, in his History of Essex ofwrote that, ‘Wanstead House for situation, building, waters, gardens and the hereditary command of the forest, may be said to exceed any in England’. At this time, Wanstead House was a palatial building situated in an enormous park in Wanstead, between Stratford and Ilford.

Assembly at Wanstead House by William Hogarth Summing up the views of numerous visitors, travelers, and other interested persons, the late Fiske Kimball wrote of Wanstead House, at one time the seat of the Child Family, that "no great house of the eighteenth century was more admired and none was more influential in.

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It tells the fascinating true story of Catherine & William Long Wellesley, who were Britain’s first ever celebrity couple and the last owners of Wanstead House, the magnificent Palladian mansion built for Richard Child and demolished only a hundred years later.

Assembly at Wanstead House, by William Hogarth This scene contrasts starkly with the picture of Wanstead Park today, with a portico and ruined grotto the only reminders that its sprawling manor.

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We have good public transport links close by and our house is located close to Wanstead High Street, filled with an array of shops, supermarkets, cafes, day centres. One of the great Whig political palaces of the 18th century, Wentworth Woodhouse is the largest country house in England with a façade that stretches more than feet.

There are more than rooms in Wentworth Woodhouse, rooms that have been inhabited over the years by the influential Watson-Wentworth dynasty and, later, the Earls Fitzwilliam.To the south of Overton Drive is the north side of a courtyard of late C18 outbuildings (coach house and stables), now the Wanstead Golf Club House (listed grade II; c 50m east of St Mary's with Christ Church).

It consists of two-storey brick buildings around the sides, with round-headed archways through to the courtyard from the north and south.The Wanstead House This Palladian-style Wanstead House, designed by architect Colen Campbell, was of a scale and lavishness that rivalled contemporary buildings such as Blenheim Palace and Holkham Hall.

To some it was a monstrosity, to others the essence of grandeur. ‘Wanstead House in Essex the seat of Earl Tylney’, print from a.