SYON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1080318
Date first listed:
15-Jun-1951
Statutory Address:
SYON HOUSE, PARK ROAD

Map

Ordnance survey map of SYON HOUSE
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Location

Statutory Address:
SYON HOUSE, PARK ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Hounslow (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 17282 76685

Details

1. 4419 PARK ROAD, ISLEWORTH Syon House TQ 1776 33/361 15.6.51.

II GV

2. Built on remains of a Brigittine Abbey nunnery (1430-70). Part of C15 undercroft remains. Protector Somerset reconstructed the house in 1547-52, substantially in its present shape. The house, 3-storeys with crenellated top and gable turrets, is built on a hollow square. East front ground floor loggia mid C17. Remodelled inside and out by Robert Adam 1767-5. In 1874 the Percy Lion, transferred from Old Northumberland House at Charing Cross was erected on the river front. Slight war damage, 2nd floor of North West tower rebuilt; 2 statues on columns in anteroom destroyed. Vide RCHM; p86; Country Life V, p112, XLVI, pp728, 802, 838, 874. Associated with the house; Catherine Howard 1541-2, Protector Somerset, executed 1552; John, Duke of Northumberland and Lady Jane Grey, both executed 1553; the nuns recalled from the Netherlands 1557-8; Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland, involved in the Gunpowder plot; the children of Charles I; Charles II in the plague of 1665 and the Dukes of Northumberland of 1766 who still hold it.

Syon House and its Lodges form a grade I group.

Listing NGR: TQ1728276685

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
202629
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 5, (), 112
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 5, (), 728+802
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 5, (), 838+874
Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Middlesex, (1937)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 05 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/10632/37
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Adam Watson. Source Historic England Archive
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