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Latitude: 51.4919 / 51°29'30"N
Longitude: -0.3184 / 0°19'6"W
OS Eastings: 516839
OS Northings: 178339
OS Grid: TQ168783
Mapcode National: GBR 73.NDV
Mapcode Global: VHGQW.FRJN
Entry Name: Boston Manor House, Boston Manor Park
Listing Date: 11 July 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1079603
English Heritage Legacy ID: 202422
Location: Hounslow, London, TW8
Electoral Ward/Division: Brentford
Built-Up Area: Hounslow
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Brentford St Paul
Church of England Diocese: London
1. BOSTON MANOR ROAD, BRENTFORD
Boston Manor House,
Boston Manor Park
TQ 1678 17/250 11.7.51.
1622-3. C18 North wing. 3-storeys and attics. Red brick. 6 windows
in stone architraves. Stone cornice between 2nd and 3rd storeys. Stone
porch with balustrade like that at Lilford Hall. Northants (1635). Interior
has splendid early C17 ceilings, fine C18 wallpaper on upper staircase.
Fine carved main staircase.
Drawing room ceiling divided by moulded ribs into oblong and square panels,
broken into semi-circular and segmental cuspings, connected by short corss-
ribs. Within some of the panels are strap-work cartouches containing emblamatic
figures; including the 4 elements designed by the C17 Dutch artist Mare
Gheercerts, and engraved by Galle.
The house was damaged in the war and was extensively restored prior to
its reopening in 1963. Is now occupied by National Institute for Housecraft
Limited. See 'Country Life' March 18 1965. AM.
Listing NGR: TQ1683978339
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