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Walpole House

A Grade I Listed Building in Chiswick Homefields, London

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Latitude: 51.4884 / 51°29'18"N

Longitude: -0.2462 / 0°14'46"W

OS Eastings: 521864

OS Northings: 178061

OS Grid: TQ218780

Mapcode National: GBR 9M.W27

Mapcode Global: VHGQX.PV6D

Entry Name: Walpole House

Listing Date: 11 July 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358321

English Heritage Legacy ID: 202497

Location: Hounslow, London, W4

County: London

District: Hounslow

Electoral Ward/Division: Chiswick Homefields

Built-Up Area: Hounslow

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Nicholas Chiswick

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

Walpole House
TQ 2178 SE 2/160 11.7.51.


Late C17 and early C18. Brown brick with red dressings. 5 storeys, 1:2:
3:2 double-hung sashes with flat arches. Projecting wings recessed left
hand centre. Excellent porch: Corinthian pilasters on plinths supporting
entablature and enclosing panelled Tuscan pilasters, elliptical arch with
keystone, side arches round-headed; 6-panel door with architrave and fanlight.
lst and 2nd floor bands, modillion cornice, old tile roof. Interior -
fine original panelling in hall and ground and 1st floor main rooms; staircase
has turned balusters and panelled dado with miniature Corinthian fluted
pilasters; ground floor South East room has excellent Adam style mantelpiece.
Vide CL LXXIX pl42 and RCHM. NMR. Fine wrought iron gate and screen,
gateposts with ball finial. Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland, may
have lived here, 1707-9. Daniel O'Connell lodged here for a few years
when a law student. Thackeray was educated at a school here, and Miss Pinkerton's
Academy in "Vanity Fair" may have been taken from Walpole House.

Morton House, Railings of Morton House, Strawbery House, Railings and gate
to Strawbery House, Walpole House, gates and screen to Walpole House form
a group.

Listing NGR: TQ2186478061

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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