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Latitude: 51.4753 / 51°28'31"N
Longitude: -0.1744 / 0°10'27"W
OS Eastings: 526882
OS Northings: 176726
OS Grid: TQ268767
Mapcode National: GBR 5T.0B
Mapcode Global: VHGR4.X5NW
Entry Name: Royal Laundry
Listing Date: 13 October 1981
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1357687
English Heritage Legacy ID: 207190
Location: Wandsworth, London, SW11
Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's Park
Built-Up Area: Wandsworth
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Battersea St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
WESTBRIDGE ROAD SW11
Nos 129 and 131
and No 133
TQ 2676 6/3 13.10.31
Date circa 1725-50. Alterations of circa 1818-19 apparently included the pulling
down of the front wall to the main house and substantial setting back of the new
front, leaving the flanking cottages projecting.
Group comprising 3-storey house and flanking 2-storey cottages, the latter one
window wide on the first floor.
The group is now stuccoed.
Front elevation of main house now 3 unequal bays wide, the asymmetry forced by
18th Century flues and stacks at the 2 party walls, the stacks with oversailing
Ground floor of off-centre round-arched door surround with fanlight between fluted
pilasters supporting entablature; left-hand and right-hand windows with fluted
surrounds having rosettes at the upper angles. Platbands articulating the storeys
run forward to fronts of cottages.
Prominent cornice and blocking courses.
Early to mid-19th Century shopfront fills ground floor of each cottage, with
recessed panelled side door, panelled stallriser, display window of basket-arched
lights, fascia and blind-box between consoles. Parapet with coping fronts mansard
roof with centre flat-headed dormer.
First floor right-hand room of main house retains panelling of early 18th Century
Listing NGR: TQ2688276726
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