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Devonshire Lodge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Abbey Road, London

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Latitude: 51.537 / 51°32'13"N

Longitude: -0.1758 / 0°10'32"W

OS Eastings: 526616

OS Northings: 183588

OS Grid: TQ266835

Mapcode National: GBR 43.Q6

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.WMYL

Entry Name: Devonshire Lodge

Listing Date: 10 September 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209727

Location: Westminster, London, NW8

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey Road

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Johns Wood Church

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

3/26 Nos 26 and 28
10.9.73 (Devonshire Lodge)
G.V. II*
Semi-detached villas. c1830-40 (Eyre Estate) with some alterations and later
rear alterations. Stucco; slate roof. Grecian. 2 storeys and central pedimented
attic. Each 2 windows wide with outer recessed entrance bays. Pilastered
doorways with entablatures, that of No 28 altered. Architraved sash and
casement windows. Main block has quoin pilasters and pilasters flanking central
party wall recess. Simplified entablature, below flat eaves of hipped roof, is
broken by central 2-window pedimented attic. Cast iron anthemion-geometric
patterned balconies to 1st floor windows. No 28 was the home of the poet Thomas
Hood from 1844-45 (LCC plaque); from c1900-1961 Devonshire Lodge housed the St
John's Wood Art Club whoses members included such artists as Alma-Tadema, Dendy
Sadler, Alfred Gilbert, Charles and C A Voysey, etc. Listed II* for artistic
and historical associations.

Listing NGR: TQ2661683588

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