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Gilmore House

A Grade II Listed Building in Shaftesbury, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4616 / 51°27'41"N

Longitude: -0.1601 / 0°9'36"W

OS Eastings: 527915

OS Northings: 175226

OS Grid: TQ279752

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z.77

Mapcode Global: VHGR5.5JQF

Entry Name: Gilmore House

Listing Date: 28 June 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065563

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207021

Location: Wandsworth, London, SW4

County: London

District: Wandsworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Shaftesbury

Built-Up Area: Wandsworth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Clapham Common St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

CLAPHAM COMMON COMMON
1.
5033
(north side)
SW11
No 113
(Gilmore House)
TQ 2775 9/11 28.6.54
II
2.
Mid-18th Century. Two storeys, basement and dormers.
Seven windows wide including central 3-window canted bay.
Later 3-window extension to east.
Brown brick with stone dressings.
Slate roofs.
Stepped door surround framing round-arched opening. Centre ground floor window of
bay with balustraded apron, round-arched sash in shaped architrave and bracketed
open pediment. The bay flanked by windows with crossette architrave, frieze,
cornice and pediment. Windows of the extension also have the full entablature but
only the centre tripartite window pedimented.
Continuous plinth, cillband and, above first floor, cyma-bracketed cornice.
Splayed faces of bay have recessed roundels, each housing a bust: one Shakespeare,
one Milton. Parapet with coping.
Mansard roof.
Higher parapet masks hipped roof of extension.
Stacks with oversailing courses.
GLC blue plaque erected 1977. Commemorates residence of John Walter, founder of
the Times newspaper.


Listing NGR: TQ2791575226

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