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Description: Chesswater Court
Date Listed: 3 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 158830
OS Grid Reference: TQ0531496058
OS Grid Coordinates: 505314, 196058
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6535, -0.4791
In the entry for RICHMANSWORTH
6/186 (West side)
The item shall be amended to read LOUDWATER LANE
RICKMANSWORTH LOUDWATER LANE
TQ 09 NE
6/186 Nos. 1-8
Large house, now 8 dwellings. 1848 for H. Ingram of Loudwater Mill (not
listed) and 'Illustrated London News'. Yellow brick with white brick and
stone dressings. Slate hipped roof. 3 storeys, basement and attic. 5 bay
front. Steps up to entrance in projecting stone porch, now glazed, Doric
pilasters, modillioned cornice, chamfered corners. Flanking round headed
sashes with keyed gauged brick arches, chamfered surrounds, cast-iron
railings. Moulded stone string course and sill band to first floor with
central tripartite window and flanking windows as on ground floor but
smaller. 2nd floor has C20 casements. Panelled and banded brick below
moulded stone cornice. White brick quoins and window surrounds. 3
dormers with moulded round heads. 2 bay returns are similar. To right 3
segmental headed openings in basement, one with a C20 glazed porch and 1
blocked. To left C20 glazed projection to basement. A large rear block
set back slightly to form a T on plan has 3 bay returns and a 2 bay rear
elevation to garden. Continuous verandah to ground floor with elaborate
ornamental iron work and a coved roof. 2 bays to garden have first floor
round headed and second floor square windows. Returns on rear block: 6
segmental arches to open basement, ground floor verandah, first floor
round headed sashes and second floor 2 light casements. Multiple stacks
on rear block with blind arcaded shafts, oversailing caps and continuous
stone cornices. C20 projection to rear right. Interior not inspected.
Formerly known as Glen Chess.
Listing NGR: TQ0531496058
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Source: English Heritage
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