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A Grade II Listed Building in Highgate, London

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Latitude: 51.5719 / 51°34'18"N

Longitude: -0.1562 / 0°9'22"W

OS Eastings: 527873

OS Northings: 187497

OS Grid: TQ278874

Mapcode National: GBR DT.M93

Mapcode Global: VHGQL.7RRD

Entry Name: Beechwood

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078354

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477287

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


798-1/4/442 (West side)
14/05/74 Beechwood


Detached house. 1840. By George Basevi for his brother. Later
additions and alterations, only front elevation remains
untouched. Formerly 2 separate residences. Stucco with slated
2 storeys and basements linked by 1-window, 2 storey staircase
Right hand range: double frontage with 5 windows; centre 1st
floor window flanked by half lights. Bowed portico with
cornice and doorway flanked by windows. Architraved doorway
with cornice, pulvinated frieze and panelled door. Plain
stucco ground floor sill band. Recessed sash windows with
glazing bars and ground floor hoods. Projecting eaves cornice.
Left hand range: 6 windows. Asymmetrically placed,
round-arched, architraved doorway with patterned fanlight and
panelled door. Recessed sash windows with glazing bars.
Projecting eaves. To the left of this range, c1977, a slate
roofed loggia.
Link: with cornice carried round from right hand range.
Round-arched 1st floor window to stair.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Beechwood was built on the site of Fitzroy
House, c1770, belonging to Lord Southampton, demolished 1828.

Listing NGR: TQ2787387497

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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