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Dollis Hill House, Brent

Description: Dollis Hill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 198761

OS Grid Reference: TQ2230686004
OS Grid Coordinates: 522306, 186004
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5597, -0.2371

Location: Dollis Hill Lane, Brent, Greater London NW2 6HY

Locality: Brent
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: NW2 6HY

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Listing Text

Dollis Hill Lane
Dollis Hill House
TQ 28 NW 2/4 23.1.74


Built in 1825 by the Finches, a Willesden family, and later became the property
of the Earl of Aberdeen and a favourite residence of Mr Gladstone, who stayed
as a guest here for long periods between 1882-1896 (plaque). A square, 2-storey,
3-window house in yellow stock brick, with hipped slate roof and boxed eaves.
Entrance front: wide central doorway and double door with fanlight, in stucco
porch arcaded at sides, with pilaster treatment and rosettes in frieze, supporting
cast iron balcony with stucco piers. To the right the front is built out
to the line of the porch, with cement cornice and blocking course (probably
later extension). The east front overlooking the park is plain with ground
floor windows altered to doors, and wood and glass verandah for restaurant.
North front has projection to left with cornice, as entrance front. West
front towards Dollis Hill has service extensions.
Graded for its historic rather than architectural importance.

Listing NGR: TQ2230686004

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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