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Latitude: 51.4532 / 51°27'11"N
Longitude: -0.2118 / 0°12'42"W
OS Eastings: 524343
OS Northings: 174203
OS Grid: TQ243742
Mapcode National: GBR BK.58Q
Mapcode Global: VHGR4.8QVW
Entry Name: Forest Lodge (Whitelands Colege)
Listing Date: 21 June 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066223
English Heritage Legacy ID: 207222
Location: Wandsworth, London, SW15
Electoral Ward/Division: West Hill
Built-Up Area: Wandsworth
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Wandsworth All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
The following building shall be added:
TQ 27 SW
3/59 Forest Lodge
Former house, now part of college. 1862-65 for Joseph Gurney a
shorthand writer to the'Houses of Parliament. Italianate style.
Built of stock brick with stone dressings. Hipped slate roof with
3 tall Italianate stacks. 3 Storeys and basement 4 windows.
Bracket eaves cornice- and end quoins. 2nd floor has 3 double
round-headed sashes, 1st floor has 3 sashes with verticals only
with cornices and brackets above and panels below with guilloche
ornament. Ground floor has 1 tripartite sash with brackets and
1 canted bay. Central porch with round-headed openings and 5
steps to street. Interior has staircase-with 2 turned balusters
to each tread and pier with acorn finial. Hall has round-headed
recess with lions mask and shell moulding. Rear room on ground
floor has a cornice of plaster roses and stylized daffodils, a
6-panel door with cornice and finials and fireplace with fluted
columns and Gibbs surround. Large lounge has fireplace with
fluted pilasters and lyre design to frieze, 2 doorcase with
broken pediment lyre design and plastered ceiling with floral
motifs. 1st floor has most unusual sliding screen to form a false
window. Marble bolection moulded fireplace.
Listing NGR: TQ2434374203
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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