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Gunnersbury House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hounslow, London

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Latitude: 51.5 / 51°29'59"N

Longitude: -0.2853 / 0°17'7"W

OS Eastings: 519115

OS Northings: 179285

OS Grid: TQ191792

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y.BQ0

Mapcode Global: VHGQX.0KHH

Entry Name: Gunnersbury House

Listing Date: 21 May 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080330

English Heritage Legacy ID: 202558

Location: Hounslow, London, W3

County: London

District: Hounslow

Electoral Ward/Division: Turnham Green

Built-Up Area: Hounslow

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Saints Ealing

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/01/2016

TQ 1979 15/107

Gunnersbury House

The smaller of the 2 houses built to replace that demolished after Princess Amelia's death in 1786. Built 1801-1802 for Stephen Cosser, and owned by Major Alexander Morison from 1808. War damage to interior. 2 storeys with cornice and pierced roof parapet. Stucco. North front recessed centre 3:3:3: sashes in moulded architrave with keystone. Unaltered early porch with fluted Doric columns entablature blocking course. South front recessed centre, and bows. 3:3:3 windows, sashes except for 3 French windows. Central ground floor Chinoiserie verandah, cast iron columns and bell ornament. 1837-44 Service wing added by Peacock fronted on South by Orangery rusticated with 7 arches between pilasters. Sashes except for half glazed end doors in coved reveals under open pediments. House lent to gentile guests of the Rothchilds for weekend use. Damaged by fire but now to be used as gardeners' educational centre (December 1968).

Listing NGR: TQ1911579285

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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