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17, Lyndhurst Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Hampstead Town, London

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Latitude: 51.5521 / 51°33'7"N

Longitude: -0.1721 / 0°10'19"W

OS Eastings: 526829

OS Northings: 185274

OS Grid: TQ268852

Mapcode National: GBR D0.WVG

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.Y7WZ

Entry Name: 17, Lyndhurst Gardens

Listing Date: 11 January 1998

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113327

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473525

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: St John Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

(West side)


Detached house. 1889-90, altered 1987-8. By Horace Field. For Russell Scott. Red brick, tile-hanging on upper storey, casement windows partly of stone, partly of timber, with leaded lights. Tiled roofs with overhanging eaves and timber bargeboards. 2 main storeys. Irregular composition in Domestic Revival style, much influenced by Norman Shaw.
Main front south-facing, at right-angles to road, with three irregular gables, the central one over round arched entrance with broad 2 panel door with flanking quarter columns and sidelights plus broad fanlight and large projecting shell hood supported on ornate console brackets.
Eastern flank towards road has tall chimney and broad shaped gable. Some alterations on this side, notably late C20 fire escape not of special interest.
Western front has late C20 addition not of special interest.
INTERIOR retains many original features. Entrance passage has built-in porters seat. Entrance hall has original panelling, plasterwork, door surrounds and fireplace. Two arches leading to original staircase with square newels and turned balusters, upper landing has similar balustrade, though now boxed in with fire screens. Main reception room to south-east of hall has two original fireplaces one in an inglenook, door surrounds, connecting archway with sliding double doors, other reception room to east has coving, dado, door surrounds and built-in window seat with chests of draws. Upper floor rooms retain some door surrounds and a fireplace.

Listing NGR: TQ2682985274

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

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