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Latitude: 51.477 / 51°28'37"N
Longitude: -0.3126 / 0°18'45"W
OS Eastings: 517282
OS Northings: 176685
OS Grid: TQ172766
Mapcode National: GBR 74.PVT
Mapcode Global: VHGR2.J4LL
Entry Name: Syon House
Listing Date: 15 June 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1080318
English Heritage Legacy ID: 202629
Location: Hounslow, London, TW8
Electoral Ward/Division: Syon
Built-Up Area: Hounslow
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: All Saints Isleworth
Church of England Diocese: London
4419 PARK ROAD, ISLEWORTH
TQ 1776 33/361 15.6.51.
Built on remains of a Brigittine Abbey nunnery (1430-70). Part of C15
undercroft remains. Protector Somerset reconstructed the house in 1547-52,
substantially in its present shape. The house, 3-storeys with crenellated
top and gable turrets, is built on a hollow square. East front ground
floor loggia mid C17. Remodelled inside and out by Robert Adam 1767-5.
In 1874 the Percy Lion, transferred from Old Northumberland House at Charing
Cross was erected on the river front. Slight war damage, 2nd floor of
North West tower rebuilt; 2 statues on columns in anteroom destroyed.
Vide RCHM; p86; Country Life V, p112, XLVI, pp728, 802, 838, 874. Associated
with the house; Catherine Howard 1541-2, Protector Somerset, executed 1552;
John, Duke of Northumberland and Lady Jane Grey, both executed 1553; the
nuns recalled from the Netherlands 1557-8; Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland,
involved in the Gunpowder plot; the children of Charles I; Charles II in
the plague of 1665 and the Dukes of Northumberland of 1766 who still hold
Syon House and its Lodges form a grade I group.
Listing NGR: TQ1728276685
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