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Latitude: 51.558 / 51°33'28"N
Longitude: -0.1794 / 0°10'45"W
OS Eastings: 526306
OS Northings: 185916
OS Grid: TQ263859
Mapcode National: GBR D0.FFX
Mapcode Global: VHGQR.V30G
Entry Name: Romneys House
Listing Date: 11 August 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1379069
English Heritage Legacy ID: 478435
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: St John Hampstead
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ2685NW HOLLY BUSH HILL
798-1/26/892 (East side)
11/08/50 Romney's House
End of terrace house. 1797. Built by the artist George Romney
as his studio (plaque); enlarged 1807 at east end for use as
Assembly Rooms; in 1929 redesigned by and for Clough
Williams-Ellis. Original 2 storey house timber-framed with
weatherboarding. Slated roof.
Main front on north side: brown brick ground floor and
weatherboarded 1st floor. Symmetrical 3 window facade. Good
central doorway with fluted pilasters carrying carved
console-bracketed hood, patterned radial fanlight and panelled
door. Flush framed sashes. Hipped roof with dormers.
West end facing road: slightly lower with brown brick ground
floor and weatherboarded 1st floor slightly projecting as a
flat segmental bay with hipped roof.
East end: with Assembly Room extension believed to retain good
geometrical staircase and pilasters to assembly room on 1st
floor. Stucco portico with pilasters carrying entablature and
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the stables, now Holly Bush Public House,
Holly Mount (qv), were converted c1807 to form a catering wing
for the Assembly Rooms.
Listing NGR: TQ2630685916
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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