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4-8, Golders Green Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Childs Hill, London

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Latitude: 51.5721 / 51°34'19"N

Longitude: -0.1962 / 0°11'46"W

OS Eastings: 525107

OS Northings: 187455

OS Grid: TQ251874

Mapcode National: GBR C4.P6T

Mapcode Global: VHGQK.KR56

Plus Code: 9C3XHRC3+RG

Entry Name: 4-8, Golders Green Road

Listing Date: 9 July 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061364

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489598

ID on this website: 101061364

Location: Golders Green, Barnet, London, NW11

County: London

District: Barnet

Electoral Ward/Division: Childs Hill

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Barnet

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Alban the Martyr Golders Green

Church of England Diocese: London

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09-JUL-02 Golders Green


4-8 Cheapside. Bank with flats above. C.1921 by Herbert A. Welch with H. Clifford Hollis. Red brick with some tile-hanging, tiled roof. Three and four storeys. Triangular site. Vernacular revival style.
EXTERIOR: south-facing frontage to street of five bays. Ground floor windows with mullions and transoms, door to centre. Former entrance on angle now blocked, with cash dispenser inserted. Continuous fascia with dentil cornice. Left-hand par and right-hand bays with oriels rising up to eaves, those to left with stone mullioned windows. Central bay over door with oriel to first floor, tile-hung to second; other windows set back. Overhanging eaves to hipped roofs, tall chimneystacks. Canted corner with chimney-breast rising up to triple stacks of brick, with a matching pair of oriels to the left-hand return, over mullion and transom windows. Golders Green Crescent frontage continues at a lower height, with four bays in pairs of two divided by a central recess spanned with a tiled roof ridge carried on struts, with the side entrance to flats below.
INTERIOR: bank interior comprehensively refitted in recent times. Upper floors not inspected.
HISTORY: this building completes the Cheapside development, part of the Golders Green shopping centre which developed rapidly in the first decades of the 20th century. The architects, Welch and Hollis, had worked with Parker and Unwin on the design of Hampstead Garden Suburb and this block constitutes a late but highly effective example of the vernacular revival style as applied to this notable suburban development.

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