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Number 9 and Attached Railings and Gate

A Grade II* Listed Building in Frognal and Fitzjohns, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5556 / 51°33'20"N

Longitude: -0.1797 / 0°10'47"W

OS Eastings: 526290

OS Northings: 185654

OS Grid: TQ262856

Mapcode National: GBR D0.MCG

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.T5V8

Entry Name: Number 9 and Attached Railings and Gate

Listing Date: 11 August 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067344

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476935

Location: Camden, London, NW3

County: London

District: Camden

London Borough Ward: Frognal and Fitzjohns

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ2685NW CHURCH ROW
798-1/26/222 (North side)
11/08/50 No.9
and attached railings and gate

GV II*

Terraced house. Probably c1728, built by R Hughes; refronted
late C19 in Georgian style. Brown brick with red brick
dressings and decorated cross-shape tie plates. Tiled roof
with dormers.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and basement. Double fronted with 5
windows. Doorcase reused from former entrance at east end;
bracketed hood, doorway architraved with patterned fanlight
and panelled door. Gauged red brick flat arches to flush frame
sashes with exposed boxing. Plain brick band at 1st floor
level. Parapet with moulded brick band.
INTERIOR: of interest for its double plan and central
open-well staircase. Each half of the house with front and
rear rooms, the latter with closets. Hallway has full-height
panelling with dado rail and box cornice; Tuscan pilasters
denote its broadening into staircase hall. Closed string
staircase with turned balusters, moulded newels and ramped
handrails in open well, set within fully-panelled staircase
hall. Ground floor front room (left of door) has full-height
panelling and early C18 fireplace; room to its rear with some
panelling, box cornice and dado rail. Rooms to right of
hallway also fully panelled, and with Tuscan pilasters into
former alcove, now with partition and door into rear room with
closet. First floor front room the width of the house with
bolection-moulded fireplaces at either end, full-height
panelling, box cornices and shutters. Rear rooms and closets
also panelled, with ovolo mouldings and box cornices. Second
floor with some horizontal boarding and cupboards. Stick
baluster stair and matchboard panelling on descent to
basement.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings to areas with
urn finials and lamp-holders flanking wrought-iron gateway of
scrolled heart design with overthrow and gate.
HISTORICAL NOTE: during the 1860s this house was a Girls'
Reformatory School and in 1890s the Field Lane Industrial
School for Girls.
(RCHME: London: Vol. II, West London: London: -1925: 42;
Victoria County History: Middlesex: Vol. IX Paddington &
Hampstead Parishes: London: -1989: 20).

Listing NGR: TQ2629085654

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