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Oak Tree House

A Grade II Listed Building in Frognal and Fitzjohns, Camden

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Latitude: 51.559 / 51°33'32"N

Longitude: -0.1854 / 0°11'7"W

OS Eastings: 525890

OS Northings: 186016

OS Grid: TQ258860

Mapcode National: GBR C5.KXX

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.Q2VQ

Plus Code: 9C3XHR57+HV

Entry Name: Oak Tree House

Listing Date: 26 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245496

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477837

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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Listing Text


798-1/15/1375 Oak Tree House


Detached house, now converted to flats. 1873. By Basil
Champneys. For Henry Holiday, stained glass artist. Red brick.
Tall hipped tiled roof with segmental pedimented dormers (C20
glazing), tall panelled brick slab chimney-stacks and coved
eaves cornice.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. 3 windows plus single window 2
storey recessed entrance bay. Wooden doorcase with fluted
pilasters and enriched console brackets supporting a cornice
hood; overlight and 6-panelled door. This bay with plain brick
bands at 1st floor and below parapet; above door, inset date
plaque with carved oak tree and 1st floor 3-light Venetian
type window. Main bays with large projecting square bay having
transom and mullion windows, French windows and radial
patterned fanlight to left; to right, a projecting polygonal
bay with transom and mullion windows. 1st floor has gauged
brick flat arches to flush frame sashes with exposed boxing
and segmental shaped brick aprons. Right hand garden return
with projecting pedimented portico and similar windows; to
right, a lower slightly projecting bay with brick pilasters
and 3-light canted bay rising through ground and 1st floors.
2nd floor a later addition.
INTERIOR: not inspected but noted to retain original
panelling, fireplaces and open-well stair having square newels
and turned balusters.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Henry Holiday was a stained glass artist of
considerable repute during the late C19, designing for many

Listing NGR: TQ2589086016

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

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