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Limes House and Forecourt Piers

A Grade II* Listed Building in Mortlake and Barnes Common, London

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Latitude: 51.4705 / 51°28'13"N

Longitude: -0.2574 / 0°15'26"W

OS Eastings: 521132

OS Northings: 176050

OS Grid: TQ211760

Mapcode National: GBR 8V.5RJ

Mapcode Global: VHGR3.H98L

Entry Name: Limes House and Forecourt Piers

Location: Richmond upon Thames, London, SW14

County: London

District: Richmond upon Thames

Locality: Mortlake and Barnes Common

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 205453

Source ID: 1065428

Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment om 18/05/2016

TQ 2176 12/5

Mortlake, SW14
HIGH STREET (north side)
No 123, Limes House, with forecourt piers

(Formerly listed as No 123, with forecourt piers)


Circa 1720 with a front probably circa 1770. Two storeys, hipped slated gambrel roof
with 3 dormers. Five windows wide with centre bay shallow projection. Central Roman
Doric pedimented portico with trighyph frieze and paired columns. Later full height
wings to either side without attic. Riverfront similar with similar porch. Interior
has spacious entrance hall with good doorcases and staircase of circa 1720-40.
There is a painting of the house by J M W Turner in the Frick collection, New York
and National Gallery, Washington.

Listing NGR: TQ2113276050

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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