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20, Maresfield Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Frognal and Fitzjohns, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5484 / 51°32'54"N

Longitude: -0.1773 / 0°10'38"W

OS Eastings: 526482

OS Northings: 184855

OS Grid: TQ264848

Mapcode National: GBR D1.1ZC

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.WB4T

Entry Name: 20, Maresfield Gardens

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113113

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477491

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: Holy Trinity Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ2684NW MARESFIELD GARDENS
798-1/49/1107 (East side)
14/05/74 No.20

II

Detached house, now a museum. Early C20. Red brick with
rusticated brick quoins. Tiled roof with 3, tall
chimney-stacks and upswept eaves with modillion eaves cornice.
C17 style. 2 storeys and attic. 5 windows plus asymmetrically
set 3-window canted entrance bay. Doorway with cornice-head
flanked by console-brackets supporting broken pediment hood;
door with panels shaped to oculus. Subsidiary part-glazed
panelled door to left. Flat arches to flush framed sashes with
exposed boxing. Entrance bay with tall transom and mullion
windows to 1st floor.
INTERIOR not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: plaque records this as the home of Sigmund
Freud in exile from the summer of 1938 until his death in
September 1939. Following his death the house was lived in by
Anna Freud (d.1982), his daughter and herself a leading
psychoanalyst. In 1986 the house was opened as a museum
reflecting the life and work of father and daughter, including
the former's collection of antiquities and much of his
furniture, including 'The Couch'.

Listing NGR: TQ2648284855

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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