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Royal Laundry

A Grade II Listed Building in Wandsworth, London

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Latitude: 51.4753 / 51°28'30"N

Longitude: -0.1744 / 0°10'27"W

OS Eastings: 526882

OS Northings: 176726

OS Grid: TQ268767

Mapcode National: GBR 5T.0B

Mapcode Global: VHGR4.X5NW

Plus Code: 9C3XFRGG+46

Entry Name: Royal Laundry

Listing Date: 13 October 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357687

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207190

ID on this website: 101357687

Location: Battersea, Wandsworth, London, SW11

County: London

District: Wandsworth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's Park

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Wandsworth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Battersea St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Nos 129 and 131
(Royal Laundry)
and No 133
TQ 2676 6/3 13.10.31
Date circa 1725-50. Alterations of circa 1818-19 apparently included the pulling
down of the front wall to the main house and substantial setting back of the new
front, leaving the flanking cottages projecting.
Group comprising 3-storey house and flanking 2-storey cottages, the latter one
window wide on the first floor.
The group is now stuccoed.
Front elevation of main house now 3 unequal bays wide, the asymmetry forced by
18th Century flues and stacks at the 2 party walls, the stacks with oversailing
Ground floor of off-centre round-arched door surround with fanlight between fluted
pilasters supporting entablature; left-hand and right-hand windows with fluted
surrounds having rosettes at the upper angles. Platbands articulating the storeys
run forward to fronts of cottages.
Prominent cornice and blocking courses.
Early to mid-19th Century shopfront fills ground floor of each cottage, with
recessed panelled side door, panelled stallriser, display window of basket-arched
lights, fascia and blind-box between consoles. Parapet with coping fronts mansard
roof with centre flat-headed dormer.
First floor right-hand room of main house retains panelling of early 18th Century

Listing NGR: TQ2688276726

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