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Highwood House, Barnet

Description: Highwood House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 198986

OS Grid Reference: TQ2179793586
OS Grid Coordinates: 521797, 193586
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6279, -0.2418

Location: Highwood Hill, Barnet, Greater London NW7 4HA

Locality: Barnet
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: NW7 4HA

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Listing Text

Mill Hill NW7

Highwood House
TQ 29 SW 5/7 3.2.50


Early C19 mansion. Two storey stucco with band at eaves and between storeys. Three
window centre (first floor left blocked) with one window full height projecting
square bays with very flat pediments at either end, and one storey wing (top lit) to
right. Ground floor windows of bays and wing are in round headed recesses with lion
heads above windows. There are also lion heads above first floor side windows of
central block. Semi-circular porch with 2 Ionic columns now glassed in and used as
large window. House now divided into flats and ground floor side windows of central
block converted into 2 doors. Was home of Sir Stamford Raffles, Founder of Singapore,
Governor of Java and Founder and First President of the Zoological Society, just
before his death in 1826. Grade II partly on historical grounds.

Listing NGR: TQ2179793586

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Source: English Heritage

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