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Holcombe House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Mill Hill, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6232 / 51°37'23"N

Longitude: -0.2367 / 0°14'12"W

OS Eastings: 522158

OS Northings: 193075

OS Grid: TQ221930

Mapcode National: GBR 9C.BZM

Mapcode Global: VHGQB.VG6G

Entry Name: Holcombe House

Listing Date: 3 February 1950

Last Amended: 28 September 1995

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064845

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199042

Location: Barnet, London, NW7

County: London

District: Barnet

Electoral Ward/Division: Mill Hill

Built-Up Area: Barnet

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul Mill Hill

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

1.
5004 THE RIDGEWAY
(south-west side) NW7

Holcombe House
TQ 2293 14/11 3.2.50

II*

Villa, c.1775-8 for Sir John Anderson, a City of London merchant and Lord Mayor in 1797, by John Johnson, architect. Brick faced with stucco. Two storeys. Entrance front three bays wide with central entrance defined by semi-circular porch. Rusticated ground floor with semi-circular openings either side of the entrance with a plain panel and flat-arched window set within. Three pairs of fluted pilasters above dividing three flat-arched windows; shallow modillion cornice and balustraded parapet. Garden front: 2-storey plus lower ground floor; 5 bays. Central ground floor window now used as a door. Flat-arched windows throughout, taller on the ground floor. Balustraded parapet broken by 3 flat topped dormers. INTERIOR: Elliptical entrance hall possesses cantilevered staircase with fine wrought iron 'S'scroll balustrade and moulded wooden handrail. There is fine Adamesque plasterwork in the former dining room with Grecian-style stucco figures within almond-shaped frames, and in the library. HISTORY. In 1866 the house and grounds were acquired by Herbert Vaughn, later Archbishop of Westminster, who established a missionary college there. The house was passed over in 1871 to the 'Franciscan Sisters of the Regular Third Order' who provided the corps of staff to run a school for girls. The villa now forms part of the Catholic School of St Mary's Abbey and is surrounded with later associated buildings.

Listing NGR: TQ2215893075

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