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Wyldes Close Corner and Motor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Garden Suburb, London

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Latitude: 51.5694 / 51°34'9"N

Longitude: -0.1811 / 0°10'52"W

OS Eastings: 526155

OS Northings: 187181

OS Grid: TQ261871

Mapcode National: GBR CZ.T58

Mapcode Global: VHGQK.TT38

Plus Code: 9C3XHR99+QG

Entry Name: Wyldes Close Corner and Motor House

Listing Date: 28 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462898

ID on this website: 101259436

Location: North End, Barnet, London, NW11

County: London

District: Barnet

Electoral Ward/Division: Garden Suburb

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Barnet

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Jude-on-the-Hill Hampstead Garden Suburb

Church of England Diocese: London

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Wyldes Close Corner and Motor House


House, formerly called Boundary House because of its position close to the boundary with Hendon. 1912, Parker and Unwin. Brick in Flemish bond with roof of tile and boxed eaves. Two storeys and dormers. Treated as single-ended hall house, with one-window range to the facing gable cross wing and four-window range to hall. In third range an entrance under hipped porch, timber framed with brick panels. On line with cross wing to front and rear slopes are high axial stacks; axial stack to peak of right return. Door and casements of an authentic design. Pair of dormers with swept eaves to returns. Rear of cross wing of one-window range to left; two-window range to hall; another wing to rear with balcony of 1920 vintage. Fourth axial stack to left-hand cross wing to rear. Four dormers to rear. The motor house an early example of the type: brick in Flemish bond with timber framing with roof of tile and rafter ends projecting through stucco soffit. Two bays with authentic plank doors and hinges in Gothic Revival manner; in centre a small facing gable, timber framed hood carried on curved braces and brick nogging to head. On the lintel, the words 'Wyldes Close Corner' in early C20-styled script. On apex a put to, which may not be original. Of note is the brick walk to house and motor house, as well as the semi-circular step to the latter. The three houses in Wydles Close, Far End, Gates House and Wyldes Close Corner, form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ2615587181

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