House originally c15th century, remodelled 18th century by Robert Adam
Grade I and II statutory listed.
In Syon Park Conservation Area.
English Heritage Listing
Syon House (Grade I)
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. Continue reading “Syon House”
Residence built in 18th century, now local museum.
Grade I and II Statutory Listed.
On English Heritage “At Risk” Register.
In Gunnersbury Park Conservation Area.
English Heritage Listing
Gunnersbury Park House – Large Mansion (Grade II*)
Country house, now museum. 1801-28 by and for Alexander Copland; remodelled 1836 by Sydney Smirke for Nathan Rothschild. Stucco over brick; slate roofs; stuccoed brick stacks. Plan has service area to right of main body of house, centred around entrance hall and rear ante-room. Italianate style. Continue reading “Gunnersbury House”
Boston Manor Park, Brentford Stables and coach house built c1700, now private residential Grade II statutory listed In Grand Union Canal and Boston Manor Conservation Area. English Heritage Listing Coach stable block to right of house – red brick. Included for group value. Further information Converted for accommodation in 1993. During the conversion work it was thought that the original building dated back to c1700. Interesting … Continue reading Boston Manor Stables
1 Brent Way
Boar’s Head Yard
Built in 19th century as stables and cottages, now part derelict and part garage.
In Thames Policy Area. Continue reading “Stables & Victorian Cottages”
Built in 18th century as residential, now offices.
Grade II Statutory Listed
In Grand Union Canal & Boston Manor Conservation Area and Thames Policy Area.
Continue reading “80 High Street”
Pump Alley TW8 0AP
Built in 1883 as a sewage pumping station it is now offices.
In St Paul’s Conservation Area and the Thames Policy Area. Continue reading “The Cottage and Pumping Station”