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Henry Goodall Quartermain - architectural plans

 

Quartermain was the architect who developed the Merton Park garden suburb on behalf of John Innes. His architectural drawings were until recently in the safe keeping of the former Finch's Estate Agents and have been generously donated to the Society by the late Bill Morgan, one of the founders. 

There are 3 folios of drawings, arranged in the order in which we received them. The contents are listed in the following files.

Please use the Contacts option on this website to request access to the Coach House in Melrose Road to view these. It would be helpful if the relevant drawings required could be identified beforehand. 

Quartermain plans Folio 1

Cumberland Villa ( small tracing – very basic sketch )   No date

Montague House, Kingston Road.  Proposed alterations & additions (tracings) dated 1886.  Numbered 1.  Boys Club.

Mayville & Yately, Kingston Road.  Larger 4` to 1” scale, dated 1882

Merton Farm, Kingston Road. Numbered 2.  Dated 1883

Lynedoch, Dorset Road. Numbered 3. Proposed, no date, but Priestland mentions this built between 1886 and 1887. Note on plans “ same plan only semi-detached for Allandene and Faircroft” ( according to Priestland these built 1891-92 )

The Lodge,  Morden.  Numbered 3A.  Cottage and outbuildings.  Basic pen and ink plans. Note – “measured December 1894 “.  Small photo affixed.

Ellangowan & Montrose, new houses planned for Dorset Road. Numbered 4. 1891

Fountain, proposed for next to Manor Club. Numbered 4A. Part only of very large scale 2` to 1”.  Dated 1894/5. Detailed notes of estimates. ( On reverse, numbered 357, the Gables, Lewes, Sussex for F.G. Courthorpe – ceiling in dining room, 1893.

The Bay Tree, Kingston Road.  Numbered 6.  Mounted tracing. Plan of premises.

Bolingbroke Stable, Sheridan Road.  Proposed additions. Detail of coach house doors. 1890 ( Ackermann ).  HGQ notes “plan passed to Chart” 1891.

Dorset Hall, numbered 9. Dated 1883. HGQ notes that a copy of the proposed alterations was passed to Mr. Innes in August 1884.

NB A version of this plan was reproduced in John Wallace’s book on Dorset Hall and so differs from the layout drawn from memory by Paul Lamartine Yates in Judy Goodman’s book on the years of Rose Lamartine Yates in the Hall.

Salcombe Villas, nos 1 & 2. Numbered 11. Proposed semi-detached villas. 1869. Signature of ? Lowill , builder, of Surbiton Hill.

Cannon Hill Cottage & Wilton Grove Pavilion. Also numbered 11. Pencil sketch at corner of plan of “ Iron Houses at the Colonial Exhibition” and elsewhere on the sheet of “ Malta & Cyprus building”. Also attached is a small tracing of “ Iron House Wilton Road” and “ S & P’s General Office “.  Only date visible is for application for drains 1888.

Melrose Road Cottages ( “Cotts” ) & Garage. Proposed cottages and stables. Copy on linen to Rural Sanitary Authority and to Priestley (?)  Dated 1892.

Melrose Road Garage – Petrol Store . Numbered 12A. Pencil outline only. No date.  Coach House ( JI’s ?? ) also on the plan. No date.

Darmstadt House – proposed additions. Numbered 13. Titled “Boyne Lodge additions”.  Dated 1893.

Sunnybank, Morden Road.  Numbered 14. Proposed alterations.  Dated 1894.

Alt Grove, Wimbledon. Houses and stables. Numbered 15. No date.

Edenhurst – proposed house corner of Sheridan and Elgin Roads. Numbered 17. 1894.  Copy to Priestley

Woodford Lodge, Mostyn Road.  Proposed villa . Merton Estate. 1871. Signature of Charles Jarrett

Dairy, the Rush. Headed “ Houses, Merton Rush “.  Dated 1884

Crown Lane Cottages. 2nd block. Numbered 20 . Proposed block of 9 cottages. Dated 1897/98.

Wilton Crescent – semi detached houses. Numbered 21. Headed “ Proposed semi-detached houses Fairlawn Road, South Wimbledon.” Dated 1898

Wilton Crescent – detached houses. Numbered 22. Headed “ Proposed houses Fairlawn Road”. Dated 1897.  Approved by WUDC the same year but plans not sent to Priestley (/) until 1899

Sunnybank, Morden . Numbered 23. Proposed billiard room addition. Dated 1900.

Masonic Hall . Proposed public hall and rooms for Merton Park Estate. Numbered 24. Details of girders and trusses and notes of all corrections. Dated 1899

Rayleigh Road. Proposed houses for Mr. Driver. Numbered 26. Dated 1900.

Leigh Villas, nos. 1-4. Proposed building in Kingston Road. Numbered 28. 1870.

Dorset Road. Proposed villas nos. 7-12 later amended to 21-27. Numbered 30. Dated 1870

Oakfield – proposed villa in Dorset Road. Numbered 31. Dated 1870

Avenue Lodge, Mostyn Road. Proposed detached villas. Numbered 32. Signed  Charles Jarrett ( ? ). Dated 1871

Bedford Villa, Morden Road. Proposed. Signed J. Bedford.( ? ) Dated 1871.

Salcombe Villas, nos. 3&4, Kingston Road,  basic design.  Numbered 34. Signed by William Backhurst.  No date

The Rush. Proposed cottage . Numbered 35.  Copy to Chart, Mitcham.  Dated 1882

Kingston Road, proposed cottages, nos. 61-67 and 6 houses in Church Lane, 17-22. Also numbered 35. Dated 1903.

Atherton, Wilton Grove. Proposed.  Numbered 36.  Dated 1903.

Denbigh etc. 31-37, Wilton Crescent. Proposed.  Numbered 37. Dated 1901

Morden Hall Farm. Cow shed. Title “ new cow house”. Pencil sketch. Numbered 38. Dated 1896.

Kissengen Villa, Mostyn Road.  Proposed extension. ( Spelling differs from that in Folio 2 ) Small photo attached. Numbered 40  Signed James Robinson, Dated  1882

Oak Villas, nos. 7 & 8.  Semi-detached.  Church Lane. Numbered 43. No date.

Elmhurst, Church Lane.  Proposed alterations. Numbered 43A.  Dated 1888

Elmhurst, Langley Road. Titled “Elmshurst” and amended.  Tracing attached. Numbered 44.  No date.

Mayfield Road, nos. 5 & 7. Semi-detached villas. Numbered 45.  No date.

Kingswood Road, 2 villas, nos. 26 & 28 ( on half sheet ) PLUS corner Kingswood and Mayfield Roads, two villas, nos. 30, Kingswood and 9, Mayfield. Numbered 46. No date.

Kingswood Road, proposed villas, nos. 15-25. Numbered 47.  Signature of George Meek ? No date.

Newlands, corner Dorset and Kingston Roads. (“ same design as Heathfield in Sheridan” ) Numbered 49. Dated 1883. ( Built 1884

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Dorset Lodge. Corner Kingston Road and Church Lane . Proposed alterations and additions. Numbered 50.  No date.

Dorset Lodge.  Additions Numbered 51.  Signature of John Minday  Dated 1883. Also a basic undated sketch numbered 51A .

Pyne Lodge, ( corner of ) Mostyn Road, renamed Aubrey Lodge on plan. Numbered 53. Small photo attached .  No date

Allington Lodge, Sheridan Road. Proposed villa. Tracing attached. Numbered 54. No date ( or any signatures)

Darmstadt Villa, corner Kingswood Road, renamed on plan Boyne Lo (dge). Numbered 55. Dated 1875?

Kingswood Road, nos. 26 & 28. 2 semi-detached villas. Numbered 55A.  Poor copy and details.  See also plan numbered 46.

Mostyn Cottage, proposed alterations and additions. Numbered 56.  Dated by builder ?. 1878

Manor Cottages, Cannon Hill Lane.. On plan, title amended to Watery Lane. Proposed alterations. Numbered 57.  No date.

Sunny Bank Stables – headed “ Stables, Morden Villa “.Basic drawing. Numbered 59. No date.

Mayfield Road, nos 4-14.Proposed villas . Detail of proposed covered way attached. Plan very foxed. Numbered 60. Main drawing dated 1876, covered way 1886.

Mostyn Road & Church Lane corner, proposed cottages. Numbered 61.  Dated 1878

Mostyn Road, cottages. Numbered 62.  Dated 1878

“M.H. Farm”. Proposed cottages. Numbered 63. Dated 1878

Bolingbroke.  Small photo attached.  Numbered 64.  Dated 1880

Wilton Road, nos. 1-3., 2nd block, corner house. Numbered 66. Dated 1880

St. Mary’s Cottages, proposed cottages next Merton Schools. Numbered 67. Dated 1881. See also plan number 69, undated B & W drawing.

Dorset Road – proposed houses / new houses corner Langley Road, Numbered 74. Dated 1884.

Quartermain Plans  Folio 2 ( small folder )

 

Branscombe ( no. 20 ) & Cranleigh ( no. 22 ),  a pair of semi-detached houses in Dorset Road. Numbered 46.  Dated 1903.

 

Manor Farm – tracing given to Andrews the carpenter. Not numbered. Dated 1884

 

Avenue Lodge, Mostyn Road.  Numbered 45. No date.

 

Edenhurst, Sheridan Road. Numbered 44.  Dated 1894.

 

Unnamed property. Numbered 3. Dated 1898.

 

Fairlawn Road, proposed houses. Numbered 2. Dated 1897.

 

Salcombe Villas, nos 1 & 2, Kingston Road. Numbered 43.  Dated 1870

 

Lynedoch, Dorset Road. Numbered 42.  Dated 1891.

 

Westmead, Wilton Crescent.  Numbered 41. Dated 1903

 

Hadleigh, Wilton Crescent.  Note says that Walford in the same road is the reverse of this house. Numbered 40.  Dated 1902-3

 

Shalford, Wilton Crescent. Numbered 39. Built 1902.

 

Denbigh (31), Englefield (33), Netherby (35), Beverton (31), Inverness (39), Grantham (41)- all semi-detached in Wilton Crescent. Numbered 38.  Built 1901-3.

 

Eversleigh (13), Selhurst (15), Newstead (17), Egmont (19), Westcombe (21), Telford (25), Eridge (27) [note spelling],  Abinger (29) detached houses in Wilton Crescent.  Numbered 37. Dated 1900-02.

 

Redleaf (1), Inglecote (3), Bramleigh (5), Claremont (7), Ashhurst (9), Glenmore (11). Semi-detached houses in Wilton Crescent.  Numbered 36.  Dated 1898-1900.

 

The Lawn. No address. [Shows a fernery, conservatory, stables, coach house etc.]

Numbered 35.  No date.

 

Woodford Lodge, Mostyn Road.  Numbered 34.  Dated 1894

 

Kissingen Villa, Mostyn Road.  Numbered 33.  Dated 1893.

 

Avenue Lodge, Mostyn Road.  Details of bathroom only.  Numbered 32.  No date.

 

Dorset Road, third block. [No further details ] Also numbered 32. Dated 1892.

 

Dorset Lodge, Kingston Road. Numbered 31.  Dated 1892.

 

Darmstadt House, corner Kingston/Kingswood Roads,  Numbered 30.  Dated 1891.

 

Kingswood Road, proposed building. [ No details ] Co-signed Alexander Cumming & E.A. Wrights.  Numbered 29.  Dated 1870.

 

Dorset Road, 2 Merton Park Houses ( no details ) Also numbered 29. Dated 1890.

 

Dorset Road, nos. 21-27. ( Note says that 23 & 27 are identical as are 21&25 ) Numbered 28.  No date.

 

Mayfield Road, nos. 5 & 7. Numbered 27.  No date.

 

Homelyn & Hillcote, Kingston Road. ( Alterations to Hillcote in pencil ) Numbered 25. No date.

 

Dorset Road, nos 13 & 15. ( note says that staircases built out February 1884, scullery in no. 15 enlarged ( ? April ) 1889.) Numbered 24. No other date.

 

Aubrey Lodge, Mostyn Road.  Numbered 23.  No date.

 

Elmhurst, Church Lane.  Numbered 22.  No date.

 

Mostyn Gardens nos. 1-6. Proposed cottages. Also numbered 22. No date.

 

Kingswood Road no. 30, and Mayfield Road, no. 9. Numbered 21.  Built 1875.

 

Kingswood Road, large houses.( no details ) Numbered 20.  No date.

 

Mayfield Road, nos. 1 & 3. Numbered 19.  Built 1874

 

Mayfield Road, nos. 26 & 28.  Numbered 18.  Built 1875.

 

Kingswood Road. Elevations for nos. 1-12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24 and 29, 31, 33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43.  Elevation differs for nos. 13, 27, 45. Numbered 17,  Built 1873

 

Mayfield Road, nos. 6, 8, 12, 14.  Numbered 16. No date.

 

Rowerdenan, Sheridan Road. ( Note - bay added 1905 ) Numbered 15.  Dated 1885

 

Wilton Road, nos. 5 & 7. (note says no. 3 same as no.7)  Numbered 14.  Built 1881.

 

New houses next to Salcombe Villas. Numbered 12.  No date.

 

Oak Villas, Church Lane. ( Notes say - nos. 2,7,8 have enlarged sitting rooms at the back. Nos. 3,5,6 have altered bays. Fragment of an extract showing sitting rooms )

Numbered 11.  No date.

 

Penshurst, Sheridan Road.  Numbered 10.  No date.

 

Bolingbroke, Mostyn Road. Numbered 9.  No date.

 

Hollybrake & Cottesbroke, Sheridan Road. Cottesbroke corrected to Cottesbrooke on plan. Numbered 8.  No date.

 

Dennington Cottage & The Ferns.  Numbered 6. No date.

 

Watery Lane Cottages. Numbered 5. Dated 1886.

 

Lakefield, Kingston Road ( note says “ and Thorndale” ) Also numbered 5. No date.

 

Cranmore – “new house” Kingston Road.  Numbered 4. No date.

 

Dorset Road nos 5 & 7. ( Notes – “also build 35 like 7 and 37 like 1,3,5.” “ 1 & 3 same as 5 “) Numbered 3.  No date.

 

Elmstead, Wilton Road. Numbered 2. No date.

 

Kingswood Road, nos. 51 & 53. ( note – also 55 & 57 ) Numbered 1.  No date.

 

Additional contents :

 

Volume 2 of an alphabetical index of properties by name and road number, corresponding to drawing numbers.

 

Mounted site plan of properties on corner of Kingston and Hartfield Roads, including no. 193 – corner plot of Finch’s. Also nos. 191 – 185 going east, dated July 1905. Signed James R. Grant, 166, Hartfield Road.

 

Photos, including a sketch of Newlands, Kissingen Villa, the Lodge in JI Park.

 

Letter from. Thos.  Adams & son. Re. work to be carried out in Dorset Road. £333.

 

Large scale drawing of ventilator in new stable at Manor Farm.  Tracing sent to carpenter Adams ( half plan and half elevation) 1884.  Plan not numbered.

Quartermain Plans – Folio 3

 

Dorset Hall floor plan tracing. ( compare to those in the Society’s 2 Dorset Hall booklets and plan 9 in Folio 1)   No date.

 

Wilton Road, proposed villas ( tracing ). Bottom corner torn.  No date.

 

Salcombe Villas, no. 2,  Addition to back rooms. ( New drains noted in blue pen 1914 )  Dated 1898.

 

Kingswood Road – planned villas. Plan printed not drawn. Numbered 29. Dated 1873.

 

Woodford Lodge, Mostyn Road, proposed alterations. Damaged.  Numbered 17. Dated 1860.

 

The Rosary, Mostyn Road. A4 plan for alterations to one floor only. Dated 1898.

 

Mayfield Road, semi-detached villas. Mounted tracing. Dated 1876.

 

Manor Farm, dining room chimney piece. Large scale. Elaborate classical décor. Tracing given to Rice.  Dated 1884.

 

Mostyn Gardens, nos. 1-6.  Proposed cottages. ( Marked F no 1,  21.) Note – to H.J. Towill, Surbiton Hill ?  Dated 1870.

 

Woodford Lodge, No details. Numbered 16.

 

Crown Lane cottages ( proposed ) Copy sent to Mr. Chart 1893, and Priestl(e)y 1894.  Note on reverse re. the ”crown” of the road. Also numbered 16.

 

Kingswood Road, proposed new houses. Numbered 78.  Dated 1880

 

Mounted tracing – no details of property.  Dated 1880.

 

Corner Kingston & Dorset Roads – window and porch details.  No date.

 

Next to Dorset Hall – proposed houses. 2 plans. Tracing to Butterfields. Dated 1884

 

Wilton Crescent – proposed houses. B & W. Numbered 23.  No date.

 

Dorset Road – no details. Note “ to be returned to Merton Park Estate with estimate”

Date of 1905 in red may be a posthumous addition by MP Estate )

 

Cemetery Chapel design for Wimbledon Local Board. Numbered 25. No date.

 

Wilton Crescent. Proposed house. 2 copies. No details but pencil note re. Hadleigh

 

Church Lane, nos. 11 & 12. 2 plans. Front elevation shows cupolas. No date.

 

Wilton Road, proposed villa. No details or date.

 

Wilton Crescent houses. ( Fairlawn Road on plan is corrected ) Houses are- Ashhurst, Glenmore, Claremont, Bramleigh, Inglecote, Redleaf. Block plan and side elevations.  No date.

 

House with oriel windows.  No details  dated 1888

 

Manor Farm additions.  Details of panelling in drawing room. Scale 2’ to 1”. For Merton Park estate.  Dated 1885.

 

Newlands, Dorset Road.  No date.

 

Church Lane, proposed houses.  On tracing paper.  No date.

 

Sheridan Road, proposed house for corner plot.  No date.

 

Kingston Road.  Proposed offices and houses / residence. Scale 4’ to 1”. No date.

 

St Mary’s Church, Merton. Signatures of R.B. Marsh ( of Mark Lane, E.C., and C(?) G. Wakefield, mason. 2 light windows on north side of chancel. Dated 1882.

 

Dorset Road, nos 1 & 3. New semi-detached houses. Tracings to Board and Rowbotham.  Dated 1884.

 

Wilton Road, proposed houses. Dated 1903.

 

Watery Lane (Ad)ditions [ sic ]  to cottages.  Tracings to Croydon District Council and Priestly.  Dated 1895

 

Wilton Crescent, proposed houses, nos 4 - ??  Dated 1903.

 

Beverley Cottage, Lower Morden ( proposed.)   Copies to Croydon Rural Authority. Numbered 28.  Dated 1902.

 

Westmead – new house no. 2 Wilton Crescent. Numbered 29.  Dated 1903.

 

Shalford, no. 23, Wilton Crescent. Dated 1902.

 

Dorset Road, nos. 20 & 22. Copies to Chart and Burgess & son. Numbered 31. Dated 1902.

 

Hollies & Lindens, Church Lane. Numbered 34.  Dated 1903.

 

Walford ( no 32 ) & Hadleigh ( no 43 ) , proposed for Wilton Crescent. Dated 1902.

 

Kingston Road, proposed offices and houses.  Scale 2’ to 1”.  No specific location.

Tracing to rice, 1882.

 

Corner Kingston & Dorset Roads – proposed house. Note indicates copy to Croydon Board for Sheridan Road plot 1882 but additional date 1883.

 

Wilton Road, proposed houses. Dated 1903.

 

Entrance Lodge – design for Wimbledon Local Board. No location or date.

 

Kingswood Road, proposed cottages.  Notes on approval and amendments by Wimbledon district Council.  Dated 1903.

 

Proposed office and house ( no location and only half a plan ) Other half relates to a different property noting “ scullery entrance elevation” and on rear “ Manor Farm tracings”, stamped by Finch’s.

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