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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: MOUNT CLARE

List entry Number: 1184436

Location

MOUNT CLARE, MINSTEAD GARDENS 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: I

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 207075

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

MINSTEAD GARDENS SW15 1. 5033 Mount Clare TQ 27SW 3/11 14.7.55 I 2. 1772 probably by Sir Robert Taylor, enlarged with portico and other enrichments. 1780 by Columbani, 2-storeys and basement. Five-bays. Stucco, with rusticated stone basement. Three-bay projecting centre with pediment and wood Doric tetrastyle balustraded portico with modelled plaster ceiling and WI railings raised above arched basement and approached by 2 curved flights of stone steps with WI railings. Dentil cornice. Rear elevation of 2-storeys with semi-octagonal projection in centre. Entrance hall has vaulted and shallow coffered ceiling. Geometrical stone staircase with WI balustrade. Octagon drawing room with good delicately-modelled ceiling and niches. Marble fireplaces and other good interior features. In the grounds are the dismantled remains of a circular Composite temple, the columns of which are stored in the basement. The marble capitals of 2 columns are Roman. Built by George Clive, cousin to Lord Clive. The gardens were laid out by Capability Brown.

Listing NGR: TQ2162374004

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National Grid Reference: TQ 21623 74004

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