ASGILL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1180412
Date first listed:
10-Jan-1950
Statutory Address:
ASGILL HOUSE, OLD PALACE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ASGILL HOUSE, OLD PALACE LANE

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Richmond upon Thames (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 17360 74839

Details

1. 5028 OLD PALACE LANE Asgill House TQ 17 SE 4/3 10.1.50

I

2. Designed by Sir Robert Taylor. Completed 1767 as a weekend retreat for Sir Charles Asgill, Lord Mayor of London. Illustrated in Vol IV of Vitruvius Britannicas. Three storeys high, 5 windows wide with a projecting canted central bay on the river front with wings either side. Central pedimented bay to first floor. Altered and extended in the C19 but recently restored to its original appearance. Stone-faced with rusticated ground floor. Slated roof with deep bracketed eaves. Windows arched to ground floor, square headed sashes above. Inside on the first floor the octagan room contains paintings by Andrea Casali.

Listing NGR: TQ1736074839

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
205575
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Vitruvius Britannicus' in Vitruvius Britannicus, , Vol. 4, ()

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: 21 Jul 2000
Reference: IOE01/01495/04
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