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WARREN CLOSE (INCLUDING ATTACHED ARCH AND WALLS)

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.

Name: WARREN CLOSE (INCLUDING ATTACHED ARCH AND WALLS)

List entry Number: 1253414

Location

WARREN CLOSE (INCLUDING ATTACHED ARCH AND WALLS), COOMBE HILL ROAD

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Kingston upon Thames

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Sep-1994

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436618

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History

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Details

TQ 27 SW COOMBE HILL ROAD (south side) 59-/2/10023 Warren Close (including attached arch and walls)

GV II

House, formerly gate lodge; 1881-2 by George Devey. Red brick with diaper patterning in dark brick; some painted brickwork, and roughcast to gables. Plain tile roofs. Polygonal tower, now truncated of its machicolations and painted, with gateway attached to right, main range with gabled crosswing, curving curtain wall continuing to left to become garden wall. Two storeys. Arch to right four-centred, with chamfered brickwork and moulded parapet. Next to it, a replaced plank and muntin door with glazed panel beneath four-centred arch and brick hoodmould. Small 9-pane leaded window to left. Similar window to adjacent face. On angle, square paned leaded window with top-hung light. Left hand rice has ground floor leaded window. Return to main roof is tile hung. 2-storey range in brick has diaper patterning. Two ground-floor leaded 3-light casements with sqaure leaded panes beneath segmental arches. Similar dormer casement above, with flat roof Buttress forms base of tall stack. To left, pebbledash rendered gabled upper storey supported on chamfered timber bracket, and with moulded fascia, dentilled barge-boards and 3-light leaded casement. Stack rises as prominent feature at angle of gable and main range. Three attached sharts, with moulded brick neding and bands. Tall pots. To left, curving curtain wall with dentilled brick cornice to parapet, partly swept drops to lower level to form garden wall. Diaper brickwork except where repaired. Higher section has two-light window beneath segmental arch and masks hipped roof of range to rear. Warren Close and Gable Cottage (q.v.) stand either side of the former entrance to Coombe Warren, built in 1870 for Bertram Wodehouse Currie MP and demolished in 1926. They form a particularly picturesque group, and are included as charming examples ofDevey's consumate skill in designing estate cottages.

Listing NGR: TQ2130970262

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National Grid Reference: TQ 21309 70262

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