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26 and 26a, Ferncroft Avenue

A Grade II Listed Building in Frognal and Fitzjohns, London

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Latitude: 51.5587 / 51°33'31"N

Longitude: -0.1915 / 0°11'29"W

OS Eastings: 525469

OS Northings: 185978

OS Grid: TQ254859

Mapcode National: GBR C5.JDK

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.M2NX

Entry Name: 26 and 26a, Ferncroft Avenue

Listing Date: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078344

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477277

Location: Camden, London, NW3

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Frognal and Fitzjohns

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Luke Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/24/433 (North East side)
Nos.26 AND 26A


Detached house and attached former coach/motor house now
converted to a dwelling. 1898, coach/motor house possibly
later. By CHB Quennell; built by GW Hart.
No.26: red brick with tile-hung 1st floor. Tiled hipped and
gabled roofs with overhanging bracketed eaves, tall brick
chimney-stacks and dormer with small gable. Asymmetrical
design. 3 storeys. 3 windows plus single storey 2-window right
hand bay. Left hand gabled bay with canted bowed bay sash
windows to ground having entablature lintel which continues
across the facade on columns and 1st floor with pulvinated
lintel and cornice and tile-hung apron. 3rd floor Venetian
type sash window in gable with short lengths of moulded
cornice at angles to appear as a broken pediment. Central
entrance bay with porch formed by entablature and columns with
enriched capitals and cast-iron and glass hood; part-glazed
panelled door with overlight. To right, a tripartite sash with
corresponding sash at 1st floor and single sash above porch.
Single storey bay has 2 sashes with gauged brick flat arches,
a brick modillion cornice and blocking course.
No.26A: red brick. Tiled hipped and gables roofs with
overhanging eaves and eaves cornice extending across the
gabled left hand bay to form a pediment. Asymmetrical design.
2 storeys. Irregular fenestration of 2 windows. Former vehicle
entrance in gabled bay converted to a window and entrance with
central casement above having relieving arch in pediment with
arrow slit window above. Right hand bay with segmental-arched
window appearing behind a C20 window and staircase leading to
1st floor entrance with porch formed by entablature carried on
a column; 3-light 1st floor window.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
(British Architect: 2 September 1898).

Listing NGR: TQ2546985978

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