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Number 10 and Attached Garage

A Grade II Listed Building in Highgate, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5686 / 51°34'7"N

Longitude: -0.1569 / 0°9'24"W

OS Eastings: 527839

OS Northings: 187137

OS Grid: TQ278871

Mapcode National: GBR DT.T9F

Mapcode Global: VHGQL.7TFV

Entry Name: Number 10 and Attached Garage

Listing Date: 20 March 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078353

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477286

Location: Camden, London, N6

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Highgate

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Michael Highgate

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ2787SE FITZROY PARK
798-1/4/1741 (South East side)
20/03/96 No.10
and attached garage

II

House. Dated 1932 on hopper heads. By E Vincent Harris for
himself. Narrow red brick with graded hipped slate roof and
exceptionally tall stacks rearing behind high parapets.
EXTERIOR: single storey and basement to front, with full lower
storey on falling land to rear, the attached garage to left is
a distinctive part of the carefully balanced composition,
denoted by the curved linking wall that is an offset to the
balancing projecting wing of the L-shaped house to right.
4-bay front, the sash windows under gauged brick heads
regularly spaced but pushed to right of composition.
8-panelled door projects in two-bay wing to right, with single
window: the door in moulded eared surround with keystone. One
window in return to street balances garage, which has double
panelled doors. Side elevation similarly treated but its four
windows more symmetrically displaced. Garden elevation of
seven bays, the portion to the right with four bays of sash
windows symmetrically displaced, the left part a symmetrical
but curious composition with a semi-circular ground-floor
window projecting under a slated semi-dome with finial. This
lights Harris's former studio.
INTERIOR: not inspected but it is known that the principal
rooms are little altered, with their original panelling and
covings.
HISTORICAL NOTE: E Vincent Harris was a major designer of
public buildings between 1909 and 1960. He left his house to
St Pancras MB in 1952 for the benefit of the borough and its
employees.


Listing NGR: TQ2783987137

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