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Latitude: 51.4729 / 51°28'22"N
Longitude: -0.3037 / 0°18'13"W
OS Eastings: 517907
OS Northings: 176251
OS Grid: TQ179762
Mapcode National: GBR 7Z.S4Q
Mapcode Global: VHGR2.P78P
Entry Name: The Queen's Cottage
Listing Date: 10 January 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1262486
English Heritage Legacy ID: 434600
Location: Richmond upon Thames, London, TW9
District: Richmond upon Thames
Electoral Ward/Division: North Richmond
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
TQ 17 NE 1/3
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW
The Queen's Cottage
(Formerly listed as The Queen's Cottage, ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS)
Circa 1772. Said to have been designed by Queen Charlotte. Timber framing filled with brick. Gabled thatched roof. Two storeys with full-height projecting central wing flanked by single storey porches, with hipped, thatched roofs. Windows mullioned and transomed in timber. Used by Queen Charlotte and the Princesses as a Summer house and kept by Queen Victoria for her own use until 1897. Central room upstairs painted by Princess Elizabeth in early C19 to represent interior of a bower.
Listing NGR: TQ1885277464
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