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Latitude: 51.5547 / 51°33'16"N
Longitude: -0.1814 / 0°10'52"W
OS Eastings: 526181
OS Northings: 185542
OS Grid: TQ261855
Mapcode National: GBR D0.LZG
Mapcode Global: VHGQR.S6Z1
Entry Name: Sun House
Listing Date: 14 May 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1322140
English Heritage Legacy ID: 477450
Location: Camden, London, NW3
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
TQ2685NW FROGNAL WAY
798-1/26/542 (North side)
Detached house. 1935-6. By Maxwell Fry. Reinforced concrete
walls using wallboard shuttering. Flat roof.
3 storeys and roof terrace. Continuous strip windows; glazing
altered. On a steeply sloping south-facing site the ground
floor right-hand bay being the projecting entrance and garage;
to left, the rear retaining wall and thin steel pilotis
support the 1st floor continuous balcony with tubular steel
railings. 1st floor windows plate glass sliding French
windows; right hand end of balcony, with projecting canopy,
breaks forward over garage and entrance; left hand end with
panel of small glazed lights in end wall and thin steel piloti
supporting a loggia at 2nd floor level, now panelled in. 2nd
floor windows originally sliding, now metal framed casements.
Parapet with tubular rail balustrade to roof terrace with
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Fry was a founder member of the MARS Group
which did much to forward the cause of the new architecture.
It is a pioneer work of the Modern Movement in the UK.
Listing NGR: TQ2617985543
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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