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Hampstead Tower and Attached Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Frognal and Fitzjohns, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5515 / 51°33'5"N

Longitude: -0.1763 / 0°10'34"W

OS Eastings: 526540

OS Northings: 185194

OS Grid: TQ265851

Mapcode National: GBR D0.VLZ

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.W8NH

Entry Name: Hampstead Tower and Attached Walls

Listing Date: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078350

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477283

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

TQ2685SE FITZJOHN'S AVENUE
798-1/38/439 (West side)
No.55
Hampstead Tower and attached walls

GV II

Detached house. 1880-1. By JT Wimperis. For HF Baxter. Late
C20 additions. Red brick with stone dressings. Tiled hipped
roofs with cresting and finials and tall enriched brick
chimney-stacks. Gothic baronial style. Asymmetrical design. 3
storeys, attic and basement. 3 bays to original house. Left
hand bay forms a tall stair tower with pyramidal roof and
weathervane above a continuous range of shaped windows with
bartizans at angles. Ground floor double pitched entrance
porch, approached by balustraded steps, below an oriel window.
Central bay of single transom and mullion windows to each
floor; ground floor balustraded balcony. Right hand bay
projecting through 3 floors with 3-light transom and mullion
windows; 2nd floor forming a round-arched arcaded balcony with
balustrade.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached brick wall with stone coping and
large stone enriched pyramid and ball caps.

Listing NGR: TQ2654085194

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