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Downshire House, Wandsworth

Description: Downshire House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 207117

OS Grid Reference: TQ2208874120
OS Grid Coordinates: 522088, 174120
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4529, -0.2443

Location: 166 Roehampton Lane, Wandsworth, Greater London SW15 5LX

Locality: Wandsworth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW15 5LX

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Listing Text

Downshire House
TQ 27SW 3/13 14.7.55
Circa 1770 for Marquess of Downshire.
Three-storeys, 6 windows with 2-storey, 3 window splayed bay extension to north.
Brown brick. Red segmental arches to recessed windows and red dressings at jambs
and angles. Rusticated wood doorcase with fluted Doric pilasters, triglyph frieze,
segmental pediment broken over pilasters and panelled reveals. Garden front has
stone bands at first floor and first floor sills, brick band second floor and stone
bracketed cornice below parapet; brick rusticated quoins and 3 window splayed bay
at ground floor. R w Furze Brettingham did work at Downshire House for second
Marquess of Downshire presumably circa 1795 (APSD and Colvin).

Listing NGR: TQ2208774118

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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