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Fotheringay House tennyson House

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

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Latitude: 51.4506 / 51°27'2"N

Longitude: -0.3174 / 0°19'2"W

OS Eastings: 517013

OS Northings: 173745

OS Grid: TQ170737

Mapcode National: GBR 76.8NL

Mapcode Global: VHGR2.GS1T

Plus Code: 9C3XFM2M+62

Entry Name: Fotheringay House tennyson House

Listing Date: 2 September 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285639

English Heritage Legacy ID: 205564

Location: Twickenham Riverside, Richmond upon Thames, London, TW1

County: Richmond upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: Twickenham Riverside

Built-Up Area: Richmond upon Thames

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Stephen Twickenham

Church of England Diocese: London

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No 14 (Fotheringay House)
No 15 (Tennyson House)
TQ 1673 & 1773 21/8 2.9.52


Slightly taller houses with red window dressings.
No 14: 5-windows, rusticated doorway as Nos 12 and 13, but with stucco cherubs head
ornament (imported) attached to keystone. Name on decorated plaque.
No 15: 4-windows wide. Elaborate doorcase (stained dark brown and possibly imported)
with enriched surround and deep cornice hood on carved consoles. No glazing bars
except to window to left of ground floor. Return of No 15 on Chapel Lane has a C18,
2-storey stucco bow projecting from first floor, and a Corinthian pilastered doorcase.
No 14 was at one time occupied by Joseph Skelton, antiquarian and engraver, who
published the 1823 "Oxonia Antiqua Restaurata". No 15 was formerly called Chapel
House and later Holyrood House. It was occupied in 1850 by Tennyson who is said to
have written "In Memoriam" there.

Listing NGR: TQ1701373745

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