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Royal Laundry, Wandsworth

Description: Royal Laundry

Grade: II
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

Location: B305, Wandsworth, Greater London SW11 3PF

Locality: Wandsworth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW11 3PF

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Listing Text

Nos 129 and 131
(Royal Laundry)
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

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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