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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244093
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476849
Location: Camden, London, NW3
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
TQ2686SE CANNON PLACE
798-1/17/173 (South side)
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
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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