Beveree, Hampton

Image: Beveree, 43 High Street, Hampton, was previously known as Rose Villa and later Roseville. It is a three-storey, brick-built, house with two-storey “side wings”, built in the early 19th century on the site of a late 17th century house.

Chronology of the Houses

c1690 House built by John Blow, organist and composer

1799 Remains of house bought by George Gray, with permission to demolish.

1804 Site sold to Lady Ann Sheridan (d 1808), widow of Sir Henry Sheridan (d1802), 4th baronet, of Havering Hall, Essex

c1810 Rose Villa built on the land, perhaps by John Blake Deverell [d1820]

Edward Jesse (1780-1868), Deputy Surveyor General of the Royal Parks and Palaces

1867 Large part of house burnt down. The property named Roseville

c1879 The property renamed Beveree

Cptn Robert Arthur Crawfurd Christie (later Christie Crawfurd) d 1948

c1948 A Retirement Home

1992 Twickenham Preparatory School

(Information from website of the Twickenham Museum.)

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