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Osterley Mansions

A Grade II Listed Building in Hounslow, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.475 / 51°28'30"N

Longitude: -0.3465 / 0°20'47"W

OS Eastings: 514934

OS Northings: 176412

OS Grid: TQ149764

Mapcode National: GBR 69.TJW

Mapcode Global: VHFTL.Y663

Entry Name: Osterley Mansions

Listing Date: 15 November 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246639

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487076

Location: Hounslow, London, TW7

County: London

District: Hounslow

Electoral Ward/Division: Hounslow Central

Built-Up Area: Hounslow

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Spring Grove

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


TQ 17 NW THORNBURY ROAD
787/41/10106 Isleworth
15-NOV-00 30
Osterley Mansions

II

Almshouses, later converted into flats. Built in 1860 for the Saddlers' Company and originally known as the Honnor Almshouses; converted to additional flats late C20. Red brick laid in Flemish bond to facade, wi1h stuccoed details, and London stock to rear; slate roof. Neo-Jacobean style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 10-window range to east front. East front articulated by 5 full-height window bays terminating in shaped gables with obelisk pinnacles. Centre bay wider and without the pinnacle. In gable heads are shal1ow rectangular (centre bay) or arched niches (remaining bays). Fenestration of paired 2/2 horned sashes to each floor in the narrow bays, doubled in the centre bay. Each sash separated by an ovolo-moulded king mullion. Smaller side sashes to each bay. One similar window over each of the 2 symmetrically-placed doorways. Door surrounds with semi-circular arch on pilasters with acanthus capitals. Pediments. Ovolo stringcourse at first- floor level runs into the north and south returns. Shaped north and south main gables with internal stacks at apexes. 3 further ridge stacks. Recessed against north and south returns are 2-storey, single-window ranges with sashes as before; hipped roofs.
Internal porches each with 2 doors, of 3 panels and with 3 square stained glass upper lights. Rectangular leaded overlights with stained glass. Northern pair of doors with upper 2 panels glazed.
Rear elevation with mixed fenes1ration of 2/2 and 10/110 unhorned sashes under gauged skewback arches. 2 central doorways reached by steel staircases with balustrades. One doorway on first floor to north and south, also with steel staircase access.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

[Pevsner "Buildings of England" London 3: North West ". p437.]

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Description


TQ 17 NW THORNBURY ROAD
787/41/10106 Isleworth
15-NOV-00 30
Osterley Mansions

II

Almshouses, later converted into flats. Built in 1860 for the Saddlers' Company and originally known as the Honnor Almshouses; converted to additional flats late C20. Red brick laid in Flemish bond to facade, wi1h stuccoed details, and London stock to rear; slate roof. Neo-Jacobean style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 10-window range to east front. East front articulated by 5 full-height window bays terminating in shaped gables with obelisk pinnacles. Centre bay wider and without the pinnacle. In gable heads are shal1ow rectangular (centre bay) or arched niches (remaining bays). Fenestration of paired 2/2 horned sashes to each floor in the narrow bays, doubled in the centre bay. Each sash separated by an ovolo-moulded king mullion. Smaller side sashes to each bay. One similar window over each of the 2 symmetrically-placed doorways. Door surrounds with semi-circular arch on pilasters with acanthus capitals. Pediments. Ovolo stringcourse at first- floor level runs into the north and south returns. Shaped north and south main gables with internal stacks at apexes. 3 further ridge stacks. Recessed against north and south returns are 2-storey, single-window ranges with sashes as before; hipped roofs.
Internal porches each with 2 doors, of 3 panels and with 3 square stained glass upper lights. Rectangular leaded overlights with stained glass. Northern pair of doors with upper 2 panels glazed.
Rear elevation with mixed fenes1ration of 2/2 and 10/110 unhorned sashes under gauged skewback arches. 2 central doorways reached by steel staircases with balustrades. One doorway on first floor to north and south, also with steel staircase access.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

[Pevsner "Buildings of England" London 3: North West ". p437.]

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