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Latitude: 51.6635 / 51°39'48"N
Longitude: -0.1892 / 0°11'20"W
OS Eastings: 525340
OS Northings: 197636
OS Grid: TQ253976
Mapcode National: GBR BY.YSQ
Mapcode Global: VHGQ5.NGV2
Entry Name: St Marthas Convent (The Mount House) with Attached Stable Block
Listing Date: 18 July 1949
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1359027
English Heritage Legacy ID: 198831
Location: Barnet, London, EN4
Electoral Ward/Division: High Barnet
Built-Up Area: Barnet
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Mary the Virgin Monken Hadley
Church of England Diocese: London
5004 CAMLET WAY
St Martha's Convent
(The Mount House) with
attached stable block
TQ 2597 9/8 18.7.49
Mid C18. A fine red brick mansion with stone dressings, quoins and string course.
Two storeys. Main elevation of 5 windows with the centre 3 set slightly forward
under pediment. Sash windows with glazing bars. Central doorway on a large scale.
Ionic columns frame a 6 panel door with a fanlight and pediment. Bullseye window in
eaves pediment. Modillion cornice, parapet, hipped roof. Lawn elevation altered by
2 circa 1800 full height bows each with 3 sash windows. Cantilevered stair with
2 fluted balusters to each tread, and ramped handrail. The home 1836-1863 of
J H Green the editor of 'Spiritual Philosophy; founded on the teachings of the late
Samuel Taylor Coleridge', written in the house and published in 1866. Also the
wartime home 1941-45 of the Architectural Association School. Stable block to the
right of the house is contemporary. Red brick with tiled roof. Two storeys,
2 windows flank each side of a tall rusticated archway with pediment and clock tower
over. Clock turret with 2 segmented and 2 triangular pediments on the faces, domed
cupola above. Band between floors. Arched openings below. Bullseyes and sashes
with balustraded aprons above. Screen walls of red brick flank the house with a
pedimented archway ball finials on either side.
Listing NGR: TQ2534097636
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