ROYAL LAUNDRY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1357687
Date first listed:
13-Oct-1981
Statutory Address:
133, WESTBRIDGE ROAD SW11
Statutory Address:
ROYAL LAUNDRY, 129 AND 131, WESTBRIDGE ROAD SW11

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Location

Statutory Address:
133, WESTBRIDGE ROAD SW11
Statutory Address:
ROYAL LAUNDRY, 129 AND 131, WESTBRIDGE ROAD SW11

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Wandsworth (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 26882 76726

Details

WESTBRIDGE ROAD SW11 1. 5033 Nos 129 and 131 (Royal Laundry) and No 133 TQ 2676 6/3 13.10.31 II 2. Date circa 1725-50. Alterations of circa 1818-19 apparently included the pulling down of the front wall to the main house and substantial setting back of the new front, leaving the flanking cottages projecting. Group comprising 3-storey house and flanking 2-storey cottages, the latter one window wide on the first floor. The group is now stuccoed. Front elevation of main house now 3 unequal bays wide, the asymmetry forced by 18th Century flues and stacks at the 2 party walls, the stacks with oversailing courses. Ground floor of off-centre round-arched door surround with fanlight between fluted pilasters supporting entablature; left-hand and right-hand windows with fluted surrounds having rosettes at the upper angles. Platbands articulating the storeys run forward to fronts of cottages. Prominent cornice and blocking courses. Early to mid-19th Century shopfront fills ground floor of each cottage, with recessed panelled side door, panelled stallriser, display window of basket-arched lights, fascia and blind-box between consoles. Parapet with coping fronts mansard roof with centre flat-headed dormer. Interior First floor right-hand room of main house retains panelling of early 18th Century pattern.

Listing NGR: TQ2688276726

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
207190
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 07 Jun 2000
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