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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1065563
English Heritage Legacy ID: 207021
Location: Wandsworth, London, SW4
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
CLAPHAM COMMON COMMON
TQ 2775 9/11 28.6.54
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.
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.
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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