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128, Richmond Hill

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

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Latitude: 51.4527 / 51°27'9"N

Longitude: -0.2985 / 0°17'54"W

OS Eastings: 518320

OS Northings: 174002

OS Grid: TQ183740

Mapcode National: GBR 81.7D6

Mapcode Global: VHGR2.SR18

Plus Code: 9C3XFP32+3H

Entry Name: 128, Richmond Hill

Listing Date: 20 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244952

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468892

Location: Ham, Petersham and Richmond Riverside, Richmond upon Thames, London, TW10

County: Richmond upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: Ham, Petersham and Richmond Riverside

Built-Up Area: Richmond upon Thames

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Richmond

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


22/25/10077 No. 128


House, now flats. Circa 1861, according to evidence from the Census Returns, with rear Winter Garden and conservatory added probably cl880 and some C20 refenestration. Italianate-style main house, stuccoed with slate mansard roof Three storeys attic and basement; six windows of which 3 are in full-height curved bay to right-hand side.Two stuccoed chimneystacks; coping with C20 metal guardrail. Second floor windows have original moulded architraves but C20 top opening casements. Deep bracket eaves cornice above first floor windows which have mullioned and transomed casements and pediments on brackets and elaborate cast iron balcony with anthemion decoration. Ground floor is rusticated and windows have original surrounds with keystones but C20 casements. Left side porch of Tuscan type with rectangular fanlight with pilasters above porch and original double doors with central circular panels. Attached cast-iron area railings with spears and column principals. Attached to the rear is a cl880 Winter Garden. Red brick of one storey and basement. Flat roof with skylights. Panelled parapet. One 3-light canted bay with segmental heads and sashes with horns and left side small round-headed sash. Stuccoed band interrupts windows. Pediment above central bay and also terracotta panels. Ground floor carried on brick piers or metal supports. Attached to the right is a c1880 conservatory of wood and glass on brick plinth. This has unusual marginal glazing and includes a canted bay and pediemented entrance with flight of steps with decorative cast- iron balusters. Interior of main house has fine staircase hall with stone well staircase with cast iron balusters and plaster decoration including cornice with scrolled panels, tall panels with swags and door surrounds with open pediments and swags. The ground floor has a fireplace with Gibbs surround. Many original doors survive. The census returns of 1861 show the first occupant as Charles Bell, a Russia merchant and banker. Circa 1890 Sir Max Waechter, who gave Glover's Island and Petersham Lodge to the town and became High Sheriff of Surrey, lived here.

Listing NGR: TQ1832074002

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