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Boundary Wall at Gunnersbury Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Hounslow, London

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Latitude: 51.4994 / 51°29'57"N

Longitude: -0.2838 / 0°17'1"W

OS Eastings: 519220

OS Northings: 179228

OS Grid: TQ192792

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y.C3K

Mapcode Global: VHGQX.1K9W

Entry Name: Boundary Wall at Gunnersbury Park

Listing Date: 29 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322060

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477721

Location: Hounslow, London, W3

County: London

District: Hounslow

Electoral Ward/Division: Turnham Green

Built-Up Area: Hounslow

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Saints Ealing

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text



Eastern and part of south boundary wall of the park of Gunnersbury House. 1658-63 by John Webb for Sir John Maynard. Wall runs north-south from east gateway, returning west at the south end for 22 metres. Red brick laid in English bond.
EXTERIOR: east side of north-south run with flat plinth course rising in height as ground level drops to the south. Flat coping bricks laid on edge. 7 late C17 raking buttresses at intervals. At the north end the wall abuts the east gateway into the park. West side with butt join indicating a former doorway, removed late C 17.
East-west return begins at rebuilt corner: similar construction with areas of whitewashed plaster indicating former garden buildings abutting. One 2-light window frame inserted C18.
The wall has group value with other listed buildings within the park, particularly the east gateway.

Listing NGR: TQ1922079228

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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