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New Court Numbers 1-30

A Grade II Listed Building in Hampstead Town, London

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Latitude: 51.5576 / 51°33'27"N

Longitude: -0.1772 / 0°10'37"W

OS Eastings: 526461

OS Northings: 185870

OS Grid: TQ264858

Mapcode National: GBR D0.G0X

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.W35T

Entry Name: New Court Numbers 1-30

Listing Date: 20 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477331

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


798-1/26/457 (North side)
20/08/86 New Court Nos.1-30 (consec)


Block of 30 artisans' flats. 1854. Built for philanthropic
solicitor Hugh Jackson; architect unknown. Yellow stock brick
with red brick dressings; continuous plain brick sill bands to
upper floors and rusticated brick quoins at angles and
articulating central bays. Slate pitched roof with projecting
bracketed eaves and tall slab chimney-stacks.
5 storeys. 12 windows. Recessed open stone staircases with
landing balconies between windows 2 and 3, 6 and 7, 10 and 11.
Cambered arches to windows; transom and mullion casements to
windows flanking stairs and sashes to those between.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the second earliest surviving example of
artisans' flats, for the "deserving poor" in regular
employment, predating the foundation of the Peabody Trust and
the Improved Industrial Dwellings Company. The earliest
surviving block of this kind is the Streatham Street Buildings
(now Parnell House), (qv). Hugh Jackson was the father of
architect TG Jackson.

Listing NGR: TQ2648685795

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