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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: ASGILL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1180412

Location

ASGILL HOUSE, OLD PALACE LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityRichmond upon ThamesLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 205575

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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

1. 5028 OLD PALACE LANE Asgill House TQ 17 SE 4/3 10.1.50

I

2. Designed by Sir Robert Taylor. Completed 1767 as a weekend retreat for Sir Charles Asgill, Lord Mayor of London. Illustrated in Vol IV of Vitruvius Britannicas. Three storeys high, 5 windows wide with a projecting canted central bay on the river front with wings either side. Central pedimented bay to first floor. Altered and extended in the C19 but recently restored to its original appearance. Stone-faced with rusticated ground floor. Slated roof with deep bracketed eaves. Windows arched to ground floor, square headed sashes above. Inside on the first floor the octagan room contains paintings by Andrea Casali.

Listing NGR: TQ1736074839

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vitruvius Britannicus' in Vitruvius Britannicus, , Vol. 4, ()

National Grid Reference: TQ 17360 74839

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