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Asgill House

A Grade I Listed Building in South Richmond, London

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Latitude: 51.4604 / 51°27'37"N

Longitude: -0.3121 / 0°18'43"W

OS Eastings: 517360

OS Northings: 174839

OS Grid: TQ173748

Mapcode National: GBR 75.Q0T

Mapcode Global: VHGR2.JKWB

Entry Name: Asgill House

Listing Date: 10 January 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180412

English Heritage Legacy ID: 205575

Location: Richmond upon Thames, London, TW9

County: London

District: Richmond upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: South Richmond

Built-Up Area: Richmond upon Thames

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Richmond

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


Asgill House
TQ 17 SE 4/3 10.1.50


Designed by Sir Robert Taylor. Completed 1767 as a weekend retreat for
Sir Charles Asgill, Lord Mayor of London. Illustrated in Vol IV of Vitruvius
Three storeys high, 5 windows wide with a projecting canted central bay on the river
front with wings either side. Central pedimented bay to first floor. Altered and
extended in the C19 but recently restored to its original appearance. Stone-faced
with rusticated ground floor. Slated roof with deep bracketed eaves. Windows arched
to ground floor, square headed sashes above. Inside on the first floor the octagan
room contains paintings by Andrea Casali.

Listing NGR: TQ1736074839

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