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Number 24 and Walls and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Frognal and Fitzjohns, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5499 / 51°32'59"N

Longitude: -0.1727 / 0°10'21"W

OS Eastings: 526796

OS Northings: 185023

OS Grid: TQ267850

Mapcode National: GBR D1.34M

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.Y9LQ

Entry Name: Number 24 and Walls and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244557

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476710

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

TQ2685SE BELSIZE CRESCENT
798-1/38/1822 (South East side)
No.24
and walls and gate piers

GV II

Semi-detached house. c1886. By Harry B Measures. For William
Willett and Son, builder-developers. Red and blue-grey bricks
with rubbed brick dressings and string courses. Timber
windows, tiled roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 full storeys including semi-basement, with dormers
in roof. Front an asymmetrical composition in Queen Anne style
attached to stucco terrace at Nos 6-22 (even) Belsize Crescent
(not included). Steps up to entrance which has slightly
recessed porch with ogee head and fanlights, and 2 windows
over. To right, projecting bay window with canted sides rising
through 3 storeys beneath a shaped Queen Anne gable with
pilasters terminating in volutes. Elaborate tall chimney on
northern flank. Steeply hipped roof cut back into gablet below
ridge. Windows partly sashes, partly casements, with smaller
panes in upper portions.
INTERIOR has original hall and staircase, well preserved.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: dwarf garden wall in front with plinth,
buttresses and polygonal piers topped by terracotta finials.
HISTORICAL NOTE: thought to have been the first Queen Anne
house built by the Willetts in Hampstead as part of their
'Belsize Court' development, and attached to an earlier
terrace built by them in a mid-Victorian stucco style. It
forms part of the powerful group of Willett houses in
Lyndhurst Gardens.

Listing NGR: TQ2679685023

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