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Asgill House, Richmond upon Thames

Description: Asgill House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 10 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 205575

OS Grid Reference: TQ1736074839
OS Grid Coordinates: 517360, 174839
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4604, -0.3121

Location: 29 Old Palace Lane, Richmond, Greater London TW9 1PQ

Locality: Richmond upon Thames
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: TW9 1PQ

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Listing Text


Asgill House
TQ 17 SE 4/3 10.1.50


Designed by Sir Robert Taylor. Completed 1767 as a weekend retreat for
Sir Charles Asgill, Lord Mayor of London. Illustrated in Vol IV of Vitruvius
Three storeys high, 5 windows wide with a projecting canted central bay on the river
front with wings either side. Central pedimented bay to first floor. Altered and
extended in the C19 but recently restored to its original appearance. Stone-faced
with rusticated ground floor. Slated roof with deep bracketed eaves. Windows arched
to ground floor, square headed sashes above. Inside on the first floor the octagan
room contains paintings by Andrea Casali.

Listing NGR: TQ1736074839

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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