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2, South Parade, Ealing

Description: 2, South Parade

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 June 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 201139

OS Grid Reference: TQ2112078922
OS Grid Coordinates: 521120, 178922
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4963, -0.2566

Location: 1 Newton Grove, Ealing, Greater London W4 1JU

Locality: Ealing
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W4 1JU

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:
TQ 2178
(North Side)
No. 2
House. 1938-9. By M Dugdale and F Ruhemann, for Leo Neumann.
Yellowish-red brick in flemish bond with soldier-brick arches and
eaves band; concrete. 2 storeys with basement garage. 2 bays with
further narrow entrance bay on left; garage below right bay; 1st
floor only to rear right with deep canopy in front and terrace
to front and left side. On left, steps up to terrace; on right
basement garage door. Lower entrance bay on left has door with
thick, small-pane, glazing to left side and above, and concrete
porch open at front and right side, the flat roof with curved
corner. The 2 right-hand bays each have a tall sliding and
folding 5-light window with overlight; iron railings in front
of right window. Parapet with artificial stone coping fronts 1st-
floor terrace. 1st floor accommodation, set-back behind curve-
cornered concrete canopy, has glazed door and thick small pane,
5-light eaves glazing; chimney on left. Interior: designed with
sliding folding partition walls to allow conversion of main rooms
into a single large space, and with fitted furniture, some of it
concealable. These original features survive and include: fitted
wooden bookshelves and cupboards; fitted settee convertible to
bed with retractable bedside tables; extensible fitted dining
table with moveable light above; curved pull-out desk; marble
surround to fireplace with retractable glass screen.
The house and its fittings are a remarkable survival of a compact
house reliant for its convenience on well-designed fitted
furniture, and it is an unusual exemplar of the contemporary of
"minimal living.
A. Forsyth, Buildings for the age (1982)
Architect and Building Review, 3 March 1939, pp 274-276.
Architectural Review, March 1939.

Listing NGR: TQ2112078922

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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