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Latitude: 51.5532 / 51°33'11"N
Longitude: -0.1406 / 0°8'26"W
OS Eastings: 529012
OS Northings: 185455
OS Grid: TQ290854
Mapcode National: GBR DV.Z2V
Mapcode Global: VHGQS.J713
Entry Name: 44-94, Fortess Road
Listing Date: 14 May 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113016
English Heritage Legacy ID: 477342
Location: Camden, London, NW5
Electoral Ward/Division: Kentish Town
Built-Up Area: Camden
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Benet Kentish Town
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ2985NW FORTESS ROAD
798-1/32/484 (East side)
14/05/74 Nos.44-94 (Even)
Symmetrical terrace of 26 houses in 4 blocks linked by
recessed entrance bays. Early C19. Yellow stock brick (some
later patching), with rusticated stucco ground floors. Nos
76-84 (Palmer House), mostly refaced in multi-coloured stock
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and semi-basements except end bays to
blocks of 3 storeys, attics in slated mansard roofs and
semi-basements. Nos 76-84, 4 storeys, attics with dormers in
slated roofs. Mostly 2 windows each. End bays of each block
slightly projecting. Recessed entrance bays with stucco
pilastered porticoes (No.94 with wreathes in frieze, some with
roundels), square-headed doorways with pilaster-jambs carrying
cornice-heads, fanlights and panelled doors, most half glazed.
Other entrances with similar doorways. Gauged brick flat
arches to recessed sashes except 1st floors with casements and
cast-iron balconies of lyre design. Plain stucco 3rd floor
sill bands (except Nos 76-84), meeting cornice of end bays
with stucco balustraded parapets, Nos 44, 52, & 86 having
balustrading removed and only outer dies retained. Other
houses with plain brick parapets, Nos 78-84 stuccoed. "Fortess
Terrace" inscribed on parapet.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: No.56 was the home of Ford Maddox Brown (GLC
Listing NGR: TQ2901285455
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