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44-94, Fortess Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Kentish Town, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5532 / 51°33'11"N

Longitude: -0.1406 / 0°8'26"W

OS Eastings: 529012

OS Northings: 185455

OS Grid: TQ290854

Mapcode National: GBR DV.Z2V

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.J713

Entry Name: 44-94, Fortess Road

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113016

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477342

Location: Camden, London, NW5

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Kentish Town

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Benet Kentish Town

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ2985NW FORTESS ROAD
798-1/32/484 (East side)
14/05/74 Nos.44-94 (Even)

GV II

Symmetrical terrace of 26 houses in 4 blocks linked by
recessed entrance bays. Early C19. Yellow stock brick (some
later patching), with rusticated stucco ground floors. Nos
76-84 (Palmer House), mostly refaced in multi-coloured stock
brick.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and semi-basements except end bays to
blocks of 3 storeys, attics in slated mansard roofs and
semi-basements. Nos 76-84, 4 storeys, attics with dormers in
slated roofs. Mostly 2 windows each. End bays of each block
slightly projecting. Recessed entrance bays with stucco
pilastered porticoes (No.94 with wreathes in frieze, some with
roundels), square-headed doorways with pilaster-jambs carrying
cornice-heads, fanlights and panelled doors, most half glazed.
Other entrances with similar doorways. Gauged brick flat
arches to recessed sashes except 1st floors with casements and
cast-iron balconies of lyre design. Plain stucco 3rd floor
sill bands (except Nos 76-84), meeting cornice of end bays
with stucco balustraded parapets, Nos 44, 52, & 86 having
balustrading removed and only outer dies retained. Other
houses with plain brick parapets, Nos 78-84 stuccoed. "Fortess
Terrace" inscribed on parapet.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: No.56 was the home of Ford Maddox Brown (GLC
plaque).

Listing NGR: TQ2901285455

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