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Fotheringay House Tennyson House, Richmond upon Thames

Description: Fotheringay House Tennyson House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 205564

OS Grid Reference: TQ1701373745
OS Grid Coordinates: 517013, 173745
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4506, -0.3174

Location: Chapel Road, Richmond, Greater London TW1 2NQ

Locality: Richmond upon Thames
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: TW1 2NQ

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Listing Text


No 14 (Fotheringay House)
No 15 (Tennyson House)
TQ 1673 & 1773 21/8 2.9.52


Slightly taller houses with red window dressings.
No 14: 5-windows, rusticated doorway as Nos 12 and 13, but with stucco cherubs head
ornament (imported) attached to keystone. Name on decorated plaque.
No 15: 4-windows wide. Elaborate doorcase (stained dark brown and possibly imported)
with enriched surround and deep cornice hood on carved consoles. No glazing bars
except to window to left of ground floor. Return of No 15 on Chapel Lane has a C18,
2-storey stucco bow projecting from first floor, and a Corinthian pilastered doorcase.
No 14 was at one time occupied by Joseph Skelton, antiquarian and engraver, who
published the 1823 "Oxonia Antiqua Restaurata". No 15 was formerly called Chapel
House and later Holyrood House. It was occupied in 1850 by Tennyson who is said to
have written "In Memoriam" there.

Listing NGR: TQ1701373745

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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