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Monksbridge, Sunbury-on-Thames

Description: Monksbridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 288051

OS Grid Reference: TQ1106868714
OS Grid Coordinates: 511068, 168714
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4066, -0.4045

Locality: Sunbury-on-Thames
Local Authority: Spelthorne Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: TW16 5QP

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Listing Text


4/80 Monksbridge


House. Mid-Late C18 with C19 and C20 extensions. Brown brick with pebbledash
cladding on ground floor, rendered stucco dressings and hipped, Mansard, slate
roofs. Rectangular plan, at right angles to street with extension to left
facing street. Two storeys and attics with rear, river front of three storeys
where ground drops away. Flat roofed glazing-bar sash dormers, one either side
of central pediment in entrance front; further attic window in pediment
tympanum. Multiple cross-ridge stacks on plinths to left, centre and right.
5 bays to entrance elevation with plat band over ground floor, and to pediment,
and with glazing-bar sash fenestration. Three 12-pane windows to first floor,
central one C20, with round-arched, blind-panel surrounds; one sash window to
ground floor left casement window to right. Central door of six fielded panels
under tracery transome light with attached, fluted, Roman Doric half-columns in
antis under lintel frieze of wreath/garlands. Two flights of steps in Sedan
arrangement with C20 square piers supporting urns and wrought iron railings.
Two storey extension to left facing street with eaves cornice and parapet, set
back above. One first floor sash window, two end casements below. Three
blocked, cambered-head windows to first floor of street elevation, one tripartite
sash window and further sash in angle. Rear:- two flat roofed dormers, one either
side of round-arched centre dormer on parapet. Centre bay breaks forward with
"Venetian" window on the first floor, with corbelled sill, and flanking sash
window to right dropping down through string course over the ground floor.
Projecting single storey extensions to ground floor. River elevation:- Bowed
elevation over basement with cornice over first floor, plat band below. Three
windows on each floor of the bow, 15-pane, glazing-bar sashes to first floor.
In the 1920s, the late Duke of Windsor, then Prince of Wales reputedly visited
the house frequently.

Listing NGR: TQ1106868714

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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