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Semi-detached villas, 28-38 Lea Bridge Road

Semi-detached villas, 28-38 Lea Bridge Road

Three storey storeysemi-detached villas with impressive ionic columned vestibules and entablature.

Decorative icanthus leaved ironwork railings to the first floor windows.

The cornice at parapet level has been lost.

Details

Ownership

Private

Date or period

Mid to late 19th Century

Current Designation

None

Archaeological Significance

None known

Group Value

High group value

Condition

Poor

Associated with a pattern of residential, development lining London's main arterial roads leading out of London.

There is an interesting crank in the alignment of the Lea Bridge Road to the east of the villas which may have lined an older track down to an earlier crossing of the Lea, south of Lea Bridge.

Future Conservation

Include within a Conservation Area.




leabridge.org.uk December 2012
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