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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1249952



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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Richmond upon Thames

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 25-Apr-1989

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 432168

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TQ 1873 25/1 RICHMOND HILL (east side)

10.1.50 No. 3, The Terrace


House. Built 1767 for Christopher Blanchard, possibly to designs of Sir Robert Taylor. Flemish bond brown brick with stone ashlar dressings; slate roof. Central staircase plan. Pedimented Palladian - style front. 3-storey and base- ment, 2-bay range. Cornice over richly-carved frieze and rusticated ground floor with triple keystones set in semi-circular arches over two sash windows to left of panelled door with decorative wrought-ironwork to fanlight. C.20 first floor windows are set in pedimented aedicules with ionic half-columns set on stone podium; C20 second-floor windows set in cored stone architraves. Blind lunette with carved stone palm fronts set in tympanum of open pediment. Fine wrought-iron railings to front. 3-storey canted bay window to rear, with wrought-iron grilles to ground-floor windows and panelled door. Interior: bolection moulded panels to walls and segmental vaulted ceiling of narrow entrance corridor running to central stairhall, lit by glazed-dome in roof; fine open-well cantilevered staircase with ramped handrail set on decorative wrought-iron balustrade; panelled walls, with profile heads to medallions hung from drapes, wheatear swags hung from drapes beneath enriched egg and dart cornices and coved cornice with floral swags to dome; enriched panelled doors set in fine pedimented architraves to ground and first-floor rooms; roccco plasterwork to swan-necked pediment over enriched plaster architrave to large panel framing medallion on first floor landing. Ground-floor room to front has very fine reset marble fireplace with engaged ionic columns, enriched carving to door and shutter panels, dado rail and skirting, and fire rocco plasterwork to ceiling with coved cornice. Ground-floor room to rear has fine marble fireplace with fluted frieze, panelled walls with finely carved narrow panels alternating with large panels,and fine panelled plasterwork to ceiling with floral swags and coved cornice and rococo centrepiece. similar rococo plaster ceiling to first floor room to front, which also has finely-carved rococo friezes to door architraves, and fine coloured marble fireplace with fluted half-columns. Small closet with panelled corner cupboard opens off first-floor room to rear which has marble fireplace with fine cast-iron grate and panelled plaster ceiling. Second floor room to front has segmental arched alcove framed by Ionic brackets.

Listing NGR: TQ1797474460

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National Grid Reference: TQ 17974 74460


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