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Gilmore House, Wandsworth

Description: Gilmore House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 207021

OS Grid Reference: TQ2791575226
OS Grid Coordinates: 527915, 175226
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4616, -0.1601

Location: Elspeth Road, Wandsworth, Greater London SW4 9SN

Locality: Wandsworth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW4 9SN

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Listing Text

(north side)
No 113
(Gilmore House)
TQ 2775 9/11 28.6.54
Mid-18th Century. Two storeys, basement and dormers.
Seven windows wide including central 3-window canted bay.
Later 3-window extension to east.
Brown brick with stone dressings.
Slate roofs.
Stepped door surround framing round-arched opening. Centre ground floor window of
bay with balustraded apron, round-arched sash in shaped architrave and bracketed
open pediment. The bay flanked by windows with crossette architrave, frieze,
cornice and pediment. Windows of the extension also have the full entablature but
only the centre tripartite window pedimented.
Continuous plinth, cillband and, above first floor, cyma-bracketed cornice.
Splayed faces of bay have recessed roundels, each housing a bust: one Shakespeare,
one Milton. Parapet with coping.
Mansard roof.
Higher parapet masks hipped roof of extension.
Stacks with oversailing courses.
GLC blue plaque erected 1977. Commemorates residence of John Walter, founder of
the Times newspaper.

Listing NGR: TQ2791575226

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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