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Description: 4, West Side Common Sw19
Date Listed: 2 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 205190
OS Grid Reference: TQ2333870805
OS Grid Coordinates: 523338, 170805
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4228, -0.2275
LONDON BOROUGH OF MERTON WEST SIDE COMMON, SW19
7/188 No 4
Substantial detached house, now three residences. 1894. Designed by E J May.
Brick, with some stone dressings, some tilehanging and steeply pitched roofs
to eaves. 2 storeys plus roof storey. Domestic Revival manner. Main entrance
to left return within shell hooded porch with flanking Tuscan columns. Irregular
composition of 3 main bays to road, each bay beneath a separate gable, that to the
centre recessed with projecting balcony having balustrade of turned timber balusters.
Central projecting bay window to ground and first floor. Ground floor windows to
centre and left with stone mullions and transoms; timber mullioned and transomed
windows above; windows mainly square headed, except to ground floor right where
windows are segmental headed, and gable windows of outer bays; which are each of
5 lights, the central one arched. Tall chimneys with moulded tops. Similar
treatment to other facades. Interior retains many original features, including
barrel vaulted entrance hall with richly moulded panelling, cornice and fireplace;
dining room with panelling, marble and timber fireplace with recessed panelled niche
above and rich cornices, open well top lit staircase with turned balusters; further
decorative cornices, etc.
Listing NGR: TQ2333870805
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Source: English Heritage
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