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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: DOWNSHIRE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1065522

Location

DOWNSHIRE HOUSE, ROEHAMPTON LANE SW15

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityWandsworthLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 207117

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ROEHAMPTON LANE SW15 1. 5033 Downshire House TQ 27SW 3/13 14.7.55 II* 2. Circa 1770 for Marquess of Downshire. Three-storeys, 6 windows with 2-storey, 3 window splayed bay extension to north. Brown brick. Red segmental arches to recessed windows and red dressings at jambs and angles. Rusticated wood doorcase with fluted Doric pilasters, triglyph frieze, segmental pediment broken over pilasters and panelled reveals. Garden front has stone bands at first floor and first floor sills, brick band second floor and stone bracketed cornice below parapet; brick rusticated quoins and 3 window splayed bay at ground floor. R w Furze Brettingham did work at Downshire House for second Marquess of Downshire presumably circa 1795 (APSD and Colvin).

Listing NGR: TQ2208774118

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National Grid Reference: TQ 22088 74120

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