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Cannon Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hampstead Town, Camden

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Latitude: 51.5601 / 51°33'36"N

Longitude: -0.1751 / 0°10'30"W

OS Eastings: 526602

OS Northings: 186159

OS Grid: TQ266861

Mapcode National: GBR D0.8KJ

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.X19V

Plus Code: 9C3XHR6F+2X

Entry Name: Cannon Hall

Listing Date: 11 August 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244093

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476849

Location: Hampstead Town, Camden, London, NW3

County: 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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798-1/17/173 (South side)
11/08/50 No.14
Cannon Hall


Detached mansion. Early C18 with later alterations and
EXTERIOR: north front: brown brick with red brick dressings.
Hipped pantiled roof with dormer. 2 storeys and attic. 6
windows (second to left blind) plus early C19 extension at
east end and north addition (former coachman's house) and
stable block with weather-boarded clock and bell-turret (now
converted to a garage). C20 portico with pilasters supporting
an entablature; panelled door with sidelights. C20 passage
along the front of the house. Segmental red brick arches and
dressings to slightly recessed sash windows with exposed
boxing. Red brick cornice and parapet.
South (garden) front: 6 windows with 1-window early C19
addition at east end and 1 window, 2 storey, C18 addition at
west end. Segmental red brick arches and dressings to slightly
recessed sashes with exposed boxing; 2nd floor with projecting
red brick surrounds and aprons. Red brick cornice and 1st
floor band.
INTERIOR: not inspected but noted to retain some good
panelling including bedrooms and back staircase. Some early
C19 fireplaces in extension. Good early C20 staircase in mid
C18 style with twisted balusters and carved brackets.
HISTORICAL NOTE: part of the stable-block was once a
magistrates' court dealing with prisoners in the Parish
Lock-up, Cannon Lane (qv). Sir James Cosmo Melville, Secretary
to the East India Company lived here during the C19; Sir
Gerald du Maurier, actor-manager, from 1916-34 (GLC plaque).

Listing NGR: TQ2660286159

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