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Adelaide Cottage, Barnet

Description: Adelaide Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 January 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 199247

OS Grid Reference: TQ2525088965
OS Grid Coordinates: 525250, 188965
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5856, -0.1936

Location: Homesfield, Barnet, Greater London NW11 6HP

Locality: Barnet
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: NW11 6HP

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added

(south side)
Nos 1-4 (consecutive)
Adelaide Cottage


Eventide home, now 4 flats. 1913, by B Parker and R Unwin for Hampstead Garden
Suburb Trust. Restored 1980s. Purpleish brick in Flemish bond with red brick
dressings; plain tile roof. One storey with attic. 5 bays, 1:3:1, the end bays
projecting slightly under hipped roofs. Red brick plinth, quoins, and surrounds
to openings. Central hipped-roofed porch has step up to 6-panel door below over-
light with geometric glazing bars; flanking red-brick pilasters. A 15-pane sash
to each side, and 3 hipped dormers above with 9-pane sashes. End bays each have 2
small 6-pane windows to ground floor and a segmental-headed dormer with 9 pane
sash. 3 ridge stacks. Rear: 9 bays, the 5 central bays projecting slightly.
15-pane and 12-pane sashes. Central projection: central door flanked by
segmental-arched windows with side-lights; on 1st floor, central oculus flanked by
small 8-pane windows; parapet. End bays have hipped ½ dormers, and the left bays
a French window into square-columned loggia and a door on right of this. Returns
are of 2 bays, left return having doorway on right. This building was part of the
Hampstead Garden Suburb. It housed old people and was run by the Salvation Army,
having been donated by Commissioner Adelaide Cox.

Listing NGR: TQ2525088965

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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