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Latitude: 51.5576 / 51°33'27"N
Longitude: -0.1772 / 0°10'37"W
OS Eastings: 526461
OS Northings: 185870
OS Grid: TQ264858
Mapcode National: GBR D0.G0X
Mapcode Global: VHGQR.W35T
Entry Name: New Court Numbers 1-30
Listing Date: 20 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113005
English Heritage Legacy ID: 477331
Location: Camden, London, NW3
Locality: Hampstead Town
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Christ Church Hampstead
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ2685NW FLASK WALK
798-1/26/457 (North side)
20/08/86 New Court Nos.1-30 (consec)
Block of 30 artisans' flats. 1854. Built for philanthropic
solicitor Hugh Jackson; architect unknown. Yellow stock brick
with red brick dressings; continuous plain brick sill bands to
upper floors and rusticated brick quoins at angles and
articulating central bays. Slate pitched roof with projecting
bracketed eaves and tall slab chimney-stacks.
5 storeys. 12 windows. Recessed open stone staircases with
landing balconies between windows 2 and 3, 6 and 7, 10 and 11.
Cambered arches to windows; transom and mullion casements to
windows flanking stairs and sashes to those between.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the second earliest surviving example of
artisans' flats, for the "deserving poor" in regular
employment, predating the foundation of the Peabody Trust and
the Improved Industrial Dwellings Company. The earliest
surviving block of this kind is the Streatham Street Buildings
(now Parnell House), (qv). Hugh Jackson was the father of
architect TG Jackson.
Listing NGR: TQ2648685795
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