List entry

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: THE QUEEN'S COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1262486

Location

THE QUEEN'S COTTAGE

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: II*

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: 434600

Asset Groupings

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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 ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS

The Queen's Cottage TQ 17 NE 1/3 10.1.50

II*

2. Circa 1772. Said to have been designed by Queen Charlotte. Timber framing filled with brick. Gabled thatched roof. Two storeys with full-height projecting central wing flanked by single storey porches, with hipped, thatched roofs. Windows mullioned and transomed in timber. Used by Queen Charlotte and the Princesses as a Summer-house and kept by Queen Victoria for her own use until 1897. Central room upstairs painted by Princess Elizabeth in early C19 to represent interior of a bower.

Listing NGR: TQ1885277464

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Malden, H E, The Victoria History of the County of Surrey: Volume III, (1911), 485
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

National Grid Reference: TQ 17907 76250

Map


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