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Mount Clare

A Grade I Listed Building in Roehampton and Putney Heath, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.452 / 51°27'7"N

Longitude: -0.251 / 0°15'3"W

OS Eastings: 521623

OS Northings: 174004

OS Grid: TQ216740

Mapcode National: GBR 9Q.7DF

Mapcode Global: VHGR3.LRNS

Entry Name: Mount Clare

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207075

Location: Wandsworth, London, SW15

County: London

District: Wandsworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Roehampton and Putney Heath

Built-Up Area: Wandsworth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Roehampton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

MINSTEAD GARDENS SW15
1.
5033
Mount Clare
TQ 27SW 3/11 14.7.55
I
2.
1772 probably by Sir Robert Taylor, enlarged with portico and other enrichments.
1780 by Columbani, 2-storeys and basement. Five-bays. Stucco, with rusticated
stone basement. Three-bay projecting centre with pediment and wood Doric
tetrastyle balustraded portico with modelled plaster ceiling and WI railings
raised above arched basement and approached by 2 curved flights of stone steps
with WI railings. Dentil cornice. Rear elevation of 2-storeys with semi-octagonal
projection in centre. Entrance hall has vaulted and shallow coffered ceiling.
Geometrical stone staircase with WI balustrade. Octagon drawing room with good
delicately-modelled ceiling and niches. Marble fireplaces and other good interior
features.
In the grounds are the dismantled remains of a circular Composite temple, the
columns of which are stored in the basement. The marble capitals of 2 columns are
Roman.
Built by George Clive, cousin to Lord Clive. The gardens were laid out by
Capability Brown.


Listing NGR: TQ2162374004

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