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The Watch House and Attached Lamp

A Grade II Listed Building in Frognal and Fitzjohns, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5572 / 51°33'25"N

Longitude: -0.1805 / 0°10'49"W

OS Eastings: 526234

OS Northings: 185822

OS Grid: TQ262858

Mapcode National: GBR D0.F6J

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.T4F3

Entry Name: The Watch House and Attached Lamp

Listing Date: 11 August 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379105

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478471

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: St John Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ2685NW HOLLY PLACE
798-1/26/916 (East side)
11/08/51 No.9
The Watch House and attached lamp

GV II

End of terrace house, formerly a police watch house. c1830,
altered. Multi-coloured stock brick, the ground floor painted.
3 storeys, attics and barred semi-basement (formerly cells).
Main entrance facade on left hand return to Holly Berry Lane;
2 windows. Round-arched entrance with pilasters supporting an
enriched head with lion mask; radial fanlight and panelled
door. Recessed C20 casement windows with cast-iron guards.
Holly Place facade with segmental-arched casements having
cast-iron guards to ground and 3rd floor and a balcony to the
2nd. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached to
Holly Berry Lane facade, a Windsor lantern on a simple
T-bracket.
HISTORICAL NOTE: used by the newly formed police force in
1830-4.

Listing NGR: TQ2623485822

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

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