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Forest Lodge (Whitelands Colege)

A Grade II Listed Building in West Hill, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4532 / 51°27'11"N

Longitude: -0.2118 / 0°12'42"W

OS Eastings: 524343

OS Northings: 174203

OS Grid: TQ243742

Mapcode National: GBR BK.58Q

Mapcode Global: VHGR4.8QVW

Entry Name: Forest Lodge (Whitelands Colege)

Listing Date: 21 June 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066223

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207222

Location: Wandsworth, London, SW15

County: London

District: Wandsworth

Electoral Ward/Division: West Hill

Built-Up Area: Wandsworth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Wandsworth All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

SUTHERLAND GROVE
TQ 27 SW
3/59 Forest Lodge
(Whitelands College)
II

Former house, now part of college. 1862-65 for Joseph Gurney a
shorthand writer to the'Houses of Parliament. Italianate style.
Built of stock brick with stone dressings. Hipped slate roof with
3 tall Italianate stacks. 3 Storeys and basement 4 windows.
Bracket eaves cornice- and end quoins. 2nd floor has 3 double
round-headed sashes, 1st floor has 3 sashes with verticals only
with cornices and brackets above and panels below with guilloche
ornament. Ground floor has 1 tripartite sash with brackets and
1 canted bay. Central porch with round-headed openings and 5
steps to street. Interior has staircase-with 2 turned balusters
to each tread and pier with acorn finial. Hall has round-headed
recess with lions mask and shell moulding. Rear room on ground
floor has a cornice of plaster roses and stylized daffodils, a
6-panel door with cornice and finials and fireplace with fluted
columns and Gibbs surround. Large lounge has fireplace with
fluted pilasters and lyre design to frieze, 2 doorcase with
broken pediment lyre design and plastered ceiling with floral
motifs. 1st floor has most unusual sliding screen to form a false
window. Marble bolection moulded fireplace.


Listing NGR: TQ2434374203

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