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The Queen's Cottage

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

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262486

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434600

Location: Richmond upon Thames, London, TW9

County: London

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

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Listing Text

TQ 17 NE 1/3

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW
The Queen's Cottage

(Formerly listed as The Queen's Cottage, ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS)

10.1.50

II*
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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