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39 and 39a, Frognal

A Grade II Listed Building in Frognal and Fitzjohns, Camden

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Latitude: 51.553 / 51°33'10"N

Longitude: -0.1815 / 0°10'53"W

OS Eastings: 526175

OS Northings: 185355

OS Grid: TQ261853

Mapcode National: GBR D0.T1N

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.S7XB

Plus Code: 9C3XHR39+59

Entry Name: 39 and 39a, Frognal

Listing Date: 11 August 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113057

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477407

Location: Frognal and Fitzjohns, Camden, London, NW3

County: 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 John Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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798-1/37/520 (West side)
11/08/50 Nos.39 AND 39A


Detached studio house. 1885. By Norman Shaw. For Kate
Greenaway. Altered. Red brick, upper floors hung with
fishscale tiles. Slated roofs with tall slab chimney-stacks;
main elevation with large bargeboarded gable. 3 storeys 4
windows. Architraved doorway with bracketed hood and
part-glazed panelled door. Canted bay to left, at ground floor
level with transom and mullion lights having small panes; 1st
floor casements with small panes and penthouse roof. Central
band of 5 casements to 2nd floor under projecting
tile-hanging. Recessed bay to right with 4-light Venetian type
window at ground floor; 2nd floor with cornice supports timber
balustrading to balcony (which breaks forward into gabled bay)
in front of a large studio window set diagonally across the
bays to catch the north-eastern light.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: plaque on ground floor commemorating
residence of Kate Greenaway, illustrator of children's books,

Listing NGR: TQ2617085359

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