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Latitude: 51.5597 / 51°33'35"N
Longitude: -0.1724 / 0°10'20"W
OS Eastings: 526789
OS Northings: 186121
OS Grid: TQ267861
Mapcode National: GBR D0.H6Q
Mapcode Global: VHGQR.Y2Q4
Entry Name: Klippan House
Listing Date: 20 January 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1379171
English Heritage Legacy ID: 478538
Location: Camden, London, NW3
London Borough Ward: Hampstead Town
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Christ Church Hampstead
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ2686SE WELL WALK
798-1/17/1698 (South side)
Large detached house. 1881. By Ewan Christian for his own
occupation; built by Cornish and Gaymer. Red brick with some
tile hanging; dressings of Lascelles patent concrete include
1st floor band with incised text now painted over. Coved eaves
to high pitched, swept tiled roofs, hip ended and with hipped
dormers and finials. Very tall brick compound stacks with
arrises and cornices in several planes.
PLAN: irregular plan with many projections from the basic
rectangle, including an external staircase to 1st floor tower
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and basement, and a 3 1/2 storey
tower with pyramidal roof. Stone mullioned windows, some with
transoms. To left of tower entrance a projecting bay
supporting a 1st floor wooden trellis work balcony with hipped
roof. Good contemporary iron work including basement window
guards, "rope" handrail to exterior stair and furniture of
INTERIOR: not inspected but noted to have good oak panelled
doors in panelled reveals, 2 carved fireplaces in an Arts and
Crafts related style and a few original windows with patterned
leadwork and painted texts. High quality joinery, even in
basement, with stop-chamfered beams and joists.
HISTORICAL NOTE: of interest as the self-designed house of the
Ecclesiastical Commissioners' Consulting Architect throughout
the later C19.
Listing NGR: TQ2678986121
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