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Description: Chester House
Date Listed: 27 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 205188
OS Grid Reference: TQ2336170719
OS Grid Coordinates: 523361, 170719
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4221, -0.2272
LONDON BOROUGH OF MERTON WEST SIDE COMMON, SW19
7/166 Chester House
Substantial house, now management training centre. Circa 1700 or earlier,
altered. Plum brick, red dressings. Steeply pitched hipped tiled roof to
eaves. 2 storey, 6 1/2 bay central block with slightly projecting pedimented
bay to right with pedimented doorcase having moulded architrave. Further 5-bay
wing to right. Large mid C20 wing to right of this not of special interest.
To left of central block a tall 1-storey wing with brick pediment and brick
dentil cornice. Square gauged headed windows, architraved to central bay of
central block; sashes; glazing bars. Moulded brick band between storeys. Dentil
cornice to eaves. 3 dormers to roof, pedimented, central one segmental.
Casements. Grand rear elevation with scrolly split pedimented doorcase.
Listing NGR: TQ2336170719
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Source: English Heritage
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