Doughty House, Richmond, UK

A large mansion in Richmond with an impressive staircase and wrought iron gates. The house also includes an impressive art gallery.

Doughty House, Richmond Hill, UK
 

Built in the 18th century, Doughty House is a large house on Richmond Hill in Surrey, England. The house has amazing views over the Thames and central London can be seen in the distance. The house is named after Elizabeth Doughty, who lived there from about 1786.

A 125-foot-long gallery was added in 1885 for the very important family art collection. It housed a considerable collection of paintings including works by Titian and El Greco.

Both the house and gallery are Grade II listed, and planning permission for rennovation with some alterations has been granted. The house was put on the market in 2012 with a guide price of £15 million.

Our Visit
Spider Monkey and I were quite impressed with this house and the gallery was much more impressive than we were expecting. The wrought ironwork reminded us of a French château.

 

Doughty House, Richmond - Impressive house on Richmond Hill
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Doughty House, Richmond – Impressive house on Richmond Hill

Doughty House - Front view
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Doughty House – Front view

Doughty House - Above door
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Doughty House – Above door

Doughty House, Richmond - Doors from entrance hall
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Doughty House, Richmond – Doors from entrance hall

Doughty House, Richmond - Gates in hallway
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Doughty House, Richmond – Gates in hallway

Doughty House - Gates detail
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Doughty House – Gates detail

Doughty House - Staircase
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Doughty House – Staircase

Doughty House, Richmond - Closed gates to hallway
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Doughty House – Closed gates to hallway

Doughty House, Richmond - View through gates
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Doughty House, Richmond – View through gates

Doughty House, Richmond - Staircase and gates in hallway
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Doughty House, Richmond – Staircase and gates in hallway

Doughty House, Richmond - View from staircase
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Doughty House, Richmond – View from staircase

Doughty House, Richmond - Fireplace
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Doughty House, Richmond – Fireplace

Doughty House, Richmond - Columns in living room
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Doughty House – Columns in living room

Doughty House, Richmond - Living room with columns
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Doughty House, Richmond – Living room with columns

Doughty House - Stripped out room
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Doughty House – Stripped out room

Doughty House - View out the back
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Doughty House – View out the back

Doughty House, Richmond - Lovely view of the Thames
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Doughty House, Richmond – Lovely view of the Thames

The Gallery

Doughty House, Richmond - The gallery external
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Doughty House, Richmond – The gallery external

Doughty House, Richmond - The 125ft gallery
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Doughty House, Richmond – The 125ft gallery

Doughty House, Richmond - View down the gallery
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Doughty House, Richmond – View down the gallery

Doughty House - The gallery
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Doughty House – The gallery

Doughty House - Iron gates detail
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Doughty House – Iron gates detail

Doughty House, Richmond - Ironwork over doors and windows
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Doughty House, Richmond – Ironwork over doors and windows

Doughty House - Room in gallery
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Doughty House – Room in gallery

Doughty House - Columns and staircase
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Doughty House – Columns and staircase

Doughty House, Richmond - Staircase in gallery
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Doughty House, Richmond – Staircase in gallery

Doughty House, Richmond - Octagon room
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Doughty House, Richmond – Octagon room

Doughty House, Richmond - Upstairs octagon room
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Doughty House – Upstairs octagon room

Doughty House - Decaying corridor
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Doughty House – Decaying corridor

Doughty House - Large hall upstairs
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Doughty House – Large hall upstairs

Doughty House - Floor mosaic detail
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Doughty House – Floor mosaic detail

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