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Northerly of two riverside pavilions situated on Riverside Walk, to the rear of Nos 3 and 5, Thames Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingston upon Thames, Kingston upon Thames

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4102 / 51°24'36"N

Longitude: -0.3084 / 0°18'30"W

OS Eastings: 517746

OS Northings: 169261

OS Grid: TQ177692

Mapcode National: GBR 78.YS0

Mapcode Global: VHGR8.LTTB

Plus Code: 9C3XCM6R+3J

Entry Name: Northerly of two riverside pavilions situated on Riverside Walk, to the rear of Nos 3 and 5, Thames Street

Listing Date: 6 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185018

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203187

Location: Grove, Kingston upon Thames, London, KT1

County: Kingston upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: Grove

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Thames

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Saints, Kingston-on-Thames

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Description

Northerly of two riverside pavilions situated on Riverside Walk, to the rear of Nos 3 and 5, Thames Street

(Formerly listed as Northernmost of two riverside pavilions to the rear of Nos 3 and 5, Thames Street)

Circa 1900. Originally part of the riverside gardens built with Nos 3 and 5. Two timber-framed pavilions either side of a flight of steps down to a landing stage. Weather-boarded lower floor divided by pilasters into two bays per side, with an open loggia above having square, half fluted columns supporting, on brackets tiled, pyramidal roofs with paired finials.


Listing NGR: TQ1774669261


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/04/2018

History

Kingston upon Thames, historically in Surrey, was an important market town, port and river crossing from the early medieval period, while there is evidence of Saxon settlement and of activity dating from the prehistoric period and of Roman occupation. It is close to the important historic royal estates at Hampton Court, Bushy Park, Richmond and Richmond Park. The old core of the town, around All Saints Church (C14 and C15, on an earlier site) and Market Place, with its recognisably medieval street pattern, is ‘the best preserved of its type in outer London’ (Pevsner and Cherry, London: South, 1983 p. 307). Kingston thrived first as an agricultural and market town and on its historic industries of malting, brewing and tanning, salmon fishing and timber exporting, before expanding rapidly as a suburb after the arrival of the railway in the 1860s. In the later C19 it become a centre of local government, and in the early C20 became an important shopping and commercial centre. Its rich diversity of buildings and structures from all periods reflect the multi-facetted development of the town.

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