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Highwood House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hale, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6279 / 51°37'40"N

Longitude: -0.2418 / 0°14'30"W

OS Eastings: 521797

OS Northings: 193586

OS Grid: TQ217935

Mapcode National: GBR 9C.3QC

Mapcode Global: VHGQB.RBKW

Entry Name: Highwood House

Listing Date: 3 February 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359073

English Heritage Legacy ID: 198986

Location: Barnet, London, NW7

County: London

District: Barnet

Electoral Ward/Division: Hale

Built-Up Area: Barnet

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul Mill Hill

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

1.
5004 HIGHWOOD HILL
Mill Hill NW7

Highwood House
TQ 29 SW 5/7 3.2.50

II


2.
Early C19 mansion. Two storey stucco with band at eaves and between storeys. Three
window centre (first floor left blocked) with one window full height projecting
square bays with very flat pediments at either end, and one storey wing (top lit) to
right. Ground floor windows of bays and wing are in round headed recesses with lion
heads above windows. There are also lion heads above first floor side windows of
central block. Semi-circular porch with 2 Ionic columns now glassed in and used as
large window. House now divided into flats and ground floor side windows of central
block converted into 2 doors. Was home of Sir Stamford Raffles, Founder of Singapore,
Governor of Java and Founder and First President of the Zoological Society, just
before his death in 1826. Grade II partly on historical grounds.


Listing NGR: TQ2179793586

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