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188, Hammersmith Road, Hammersmith and Fulham

Description: 188, Hammersmith Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 November 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 201963

OS Grid Reference: TQ2362178677
OS Grid Coordinates: 523621, 178677
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4935, -0.2207

Location: Wolverton Gardens, Hammersmith, Greater London W6 7DJ

Locality: Hammersmith and Fulham
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W6 7DJ

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-

TQ 2378 Hammersmith Road

6/658 No 188


House, now club. Circa 1820, altered C1850-60. Gault brick, slate roof,
behind parapet, painted stone dressings.

Two storeys, attics and basements. 3 bays with lower 2 storey single bays
added to each side. To rear, pair of 2 storey elliptical bays, partly
obscured by ground floor extensions but surviving intact structurally.
Front elevation. Central 3 bay section breaking forward slightly from
shallow reveals. Upper storey central recessed semi-circular arch,
containing central window. Margin glazed sashes, with bracketed sills and
iron balustrades of C1850-60. Similar windows to right extension. Central
paired 2-panelled doors beneath plain mid C19 pointed arched fanlight.
Porch of C1850-60. Paired columns with robust sub-classical mouldings, and
matching engaged half piers to rear, support flat canopy with ornate iron
balustrade above. To left and right entrance with similarly detailed
surrounds, that to left altered. Moulded dented cornice and parapet
probably mid C19.

Internal gable stacks to original end walls. Rear upper floor sashes with
glazing bars. Attic dormers altered.

Interior. Slender stair with stick balusters moulded mahogany rail turned
newels, one iron baluster moulded at the newels.

Reeded architraves, those to ground floor with mask at angles. Ground
floor doors boarded over. At ground floor rear windows removed but
parallel shuttering and casing remains intact. Similar shutters to front
window. Upper floor windows intact, in panelled reveals and boxes.
Moulded cornices of C1820 with some 1850-60 additions. Upper floor marble
fireplace. With original grate and detailing Said to have been the
premises of the constitutional club for C100 years.

Listing NGR: TQ2362178677

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Source: English Heritage

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