Gothic Boathouse, Gunnersbury Park, Gunnersbury Avenue - Hounslow

Mid-C19 Gothic folly tower, converted from a tile kiln and situated on the southern shore of Potomac Lake. Some repair and emergency works have been undertaken, partly funded by Historic England. Extensive further repairs are required and a new use needs to be secured. Discussions are continuing between stakeholders and potential new projects are being actively explored.

Gothic Boathouse, Gunnersbury Park, Gunnersbury Avenue - Hounslow
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: GOTHIC BOATHOUSE AND PAVILLION ON SOUTH SHORE OF POTOMAC FISH POND, GUNNERSBURY PARK
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1189588
  • Local Planning Authority: Hounslow
  • Site Type: Gardens parks and urban spaces > Garden building

Location

  • Building Name: Gothic Boathouse
  • Street Name: Gunnersbury Avenue
  • Locality: Gunnersbury Park
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Hounslow
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Brentford and Isleworth
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Local authority
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II, RPG grade II*, CA

Contact Details

Sean Doran (LPA) 020 8583 4941

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England