Description: Royal Laundry
Date Listed: 13 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 207190
OS Grid Reference: TQ2688276726
OS Grid Coordinates: 526882, 176726
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4753, -0.1744
WESTBRIDGE ROAD SW11
Nos 129 and 131
and No 133
TQ 2676 6/3 13.10.31
Date circa 1725-50. Alterations of circa 1818-19 apparently included the pulling
down of the front wall to the main house and substantial setting back of the new
front, leaving the flanking cottages projecting.
Group comprising 3-storey house and flanking 2-storey cottages, the latter one
window wide on the first floor.
The group is now stuccoed.
Front elevation of main house now 3 unequal bays wide, the asymmetry forced by
18th Century flues and stacks at the 2 party walls, the stacks with oversailing
Ground floor of off-centre round-arched door surround with fanlight between fluted
pilasters supporting entablature; left-hand and right-hand windows with fluted
surrounds having rosettes at the upper angles. Platbands articulating the storeys
run forward to fronts of cottages.
Prominent cornice and blocking courses.
Early to mid-19th Century shopfront fills ground floor of each cottage, with
recessed panelled side door, panelled stallriser, display window of basket-arched
lights, fascia and blind-box between consoles. Parapet with coping fronts mansard
roof with centre flat-headed dormer.
First floor right-hand room of main house retains panelling of early 18th Century
Listing NGR: TQ2688276726
Source: English Heritage
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