Architectural Decoration, 39, Harrington Gardens
Sailing ship on top of stepped brick gable.
The coat of arms is supported by two seated putti, in profile, facing inwards. Each holds a bird by the neck. The birds are between the putti and the shield. The putto on the left feeds his bird. Acanthus leaves on top.
Survey of London, XLII.
On plaque on façade to left of door: LCC/ SIR/ W.S./ GILBERT/ 1836-1911/ Dramatist/ Lived/ here
|Peto, Ernest George||Architect|
|Peto Bros., None||Builder|
|Part of work||Material||Dimensions|
|Coat of arms in panel||Yellow stone||c. 60x150|
|Grotesque decoration||Yellow stone||None|
PMSA recording information
|Precise location||39, Harrington Gardens (above and around entrance and on top of pediment)|
Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.
|Date of design||1882-83 (house)|
|Year of unveiling||None|
|Commissioned by||W.S. Gilbert|
|Duty of care||None|
|Listing status||Don't know|
|At risk?||No known risk|