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Downshire House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Roehampton and Putney Heath, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4529 / 51°27'10"N

Longitude: -0.2443 / 0°14'39"W

OS Eastings: 522088

OS Northings: 174120

OS Grid: TQ220741

Mapcode National: GBR 9Q.927

Mapcode Global: VHGR3.QR62

Entry Name: Downshire House

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065522

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207117

Location: Wandsworth, London, SW15

County: London

District: Wandsworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Roehampton and Putney Heath

Built-Up Area: Wandsworth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Roehampton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

ROEHAMPTON LANE SW15
1.
5033
Downshire House
TQ 27SW 3/13 14.7.55
II*
2.
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

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