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The Queen's Cottage

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

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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

Plus Code: 9C3XFMFW+5G

Entry Name: The Queen's Cottage

Listing Date: 10 January 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262486

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434600

Location: Kew, Richmond upon Thames, London, TW9

County: 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

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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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