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Southside House, Merton

Description: Southside House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 205203

OS Grid Reference: TQ2338370594
OS Grid Coordinates: 523383, 170594
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4209, -0.2269

Location: Wrights Alley, Merton, Greater London SW19 4RQ

Locality: Merton
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW19 4RQ

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Listing Text

TQ 2370
(south side)
7/179 Southside House
(formerlv listed
7.5.1954 as Carirae
and Southside House)

Substantial house with facade of 1687, incorporating earlier building; altered
and extended 1776. Plum brick, red dressings, tiled mansard roof to crenellated
parapet 10 bays, 2 storeys plus basement and attic in mansard. Entrance to
fifth bay from left; pedimented Doric doorcase. Panelled door. Square gauged
headed windows. Second to fourth and seventh to ninth bays set forward beneath
pediments each with inset thermal windows. Sashes, glazing bars (some thick).
Canted bay window to right of entrance; ground floor arched niches to third
and eighth bays. Ogee domed timber clock tower to centre of roof. Rear elevation
also of architectual interest. Attached stable block to south. Good interior
including turned baluster staircase in double height galleried hall; C17 fireplaces
to dining room and hall (?). Much C18 panelling. Some war damage sustained.
London 2 : South Cherry and Pevsner.

Listing NGR: TQ2338370594

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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