Description: Gunnersbury House
Date Listed: 21 May 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 202558
OS Grid Reference: TQ1911579285
OS Grid Coordinates: 519115, 179285
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5000, -0.2853
GUNNERSBURY AVENUE, W3
TQ 1979 15/107
The smaller of the 2 houses built to replace that demolished after Princess
Amelia's death in 1786. Built for Major Morrison circa 1810. War damage
to interior. 2 storeys with cornice and pierced roof parapet. Stucco.
North front recessed centre 3:3:3: sashes in moulded architrave with keystone.
Unaltered early porch with fluted Doric columns entablature blocking
course. South front recessed centre, and bows. 3:3:3 windows, sashes
except for 3 French windows. Central ground floor Chinoiserie verandah,
cast iron columns and bell ornament. 1837-44 Service wing added by Peacock
fronted on South by Orangery rusticated with 7 arches between pilasters.
Sashes except for half glazed end doors in coved reveals under open pediments.
House lent to gentile guests of the Rothchilds for weekend use. Damaged
by fire but now to be used as gardeners' educational centre (December 1968).
Listing NGR: TQ1911579285
Source: English Heritage
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