Countess Road

Block details

Number of dwellings Number of storeys
Washington House 6
Vermont House 6
Upshire House 6
Unknown 6
Unknown 6
Unknown 6
Unknown 6
Unknown 6
Unknown 6
Unknown 6
Unknown 6
Unknown 6
Tuscany House 6
Shanklin House 6
Renfrew House 6
Everglades House 6
Devon House 6
Capri House 6
Adelaide House 6

Agents

Building contractor:
Gee Walker and Slater
Architects:
F.G. Southgate

Events

Committee approval date:
1946
Construction start date:
1946
Significant alterations/demolition, etc.:
Ten blocks demolished, leaving only nine extant 6-storey blocks on Priory Court Estate

Local authority

Original commissioning authority:
Walthamstow Municipal Borough Council
Original location authority:
Walthamstow Municipal Borough Council
Present day authority:
Waltham Forest London Borough Council

Location

Postcode:
E17 5YE, E17 5YF, E17 5YG, E17 5ND, E17 5NY, E17 5NZ, E17 5LU, E17 5LL, E17 5LH, E17 5LS
Other location names:
Priory Court; Sherwood Close; Darndale Close; Eastleigh Road

Site description

Contextual information:
Site area: 20.73 acres
Entrance to one 6-storey block on Priory Court Estate
1982
Entrance to one 6-storey block on Priory Court Estate
General view of Priory Court Estate
1982
General view of Priory Court Estate
Estate name(s): 
Priory Court Estate
Habitation date(s): 
First habitation: 1947

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