Syon House

Syon House

Syon Park
TW8 8JF

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

Gunnersbury House

Gunnersbury House

Gunnersbury Ave
W3

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

Boston Manor Stables

Boston Manor Stables

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 bell tower.

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