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The Hill Garden Southern Summerhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hampstead Town, London

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Latitude: 51.5642 / 51°33'51"N

Longitude: -0.182 / 0°10'55"W

OS Eastings: 526107

OS Northings: 186600

OS Grid: TQ261866

Mapcode National: GBR D0.0SV

Mapcode Global: VHGQK.SYM8

Entry Name: The Hill Garden Southern Summerhouse

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322067

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477632

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: Christ Church Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/8/1229 The Hill Garden southern summerhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
Southern summer house in Hill Garden
at Inverforth House)


Summerhouse, aligned south-west of Inverforth House (qv),
forming the central feature of the Southern Pergola (qv).
c1906-10. By Thomas H Mawson as part of a garden scheme for
Lord Leverhulme at The Hill (now Inverforth House). This part
of the garden is now in separate ownership to the house; for
the house garden features see Inverforth House, North End Way
entries. Octagonal plan with paired concrete Doric columns
carrying wooden entablature and open superstructure. Brick
screen wall on west side. Approached on north and south sides
from Southern Pergola and on east side by steps from garden.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the terraces were constructed using spoil
from the Hampstead Tube excavation. Excellent views over
Hampstead Heath and back towards the house. The garden was
divided when the house became a hospital; this part of the
garden is open to the public.

Listing NGR: TQ2610786600

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

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