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Klippan House

A Grade II Listed Building in Camden, London

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478538

Location: Camden, London, NW3

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Hampstead Town

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Christ Church Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/17/1698 (South side)
20/01/82 No.50
Klippan House


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
front door.
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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