History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Watch House and Attached Lamp

A Grade II Listed Building in Frognal and Fitzjohns, London

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5572 / 51°33'25"N

Longitude: -0.1805 / 0°10'49"W

OS Eastings: 526234

OS Northings: 185822

OS Grid: TQ262858

Mapcode National: GBR D0.F6J

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.T4F3

Entry Name: The Watch House and Attached Lamp

Listing Date: 11 August 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379105

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478471

Location: Camden, London, NW3

County: London

District: 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

Find accommodation in
Hampstead

Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ2685NW HOLLY PLACE
798-1/26/916 (East side)
11/08/51 No.9
The Watch House and attached lamp

GV II

End of terrace house, formerly a police watch house. c1830,
altered. Multi-coloured stock brick, the ground floor painted.
3 storeys, attics and barred semi-basement (formerly cells).
Main entrance facade on left hand return to Holly Berry Lane;
2 windows. Round-arched entrance with pilasters supporting an
enriched head with lion mask; radial fanlight and panelled
door. Recessed C20 casement windows with cast-iron guards.
Holly Place facade with segmental-arched casements having
cast-iron guards to ground and 3rd floor and a balcony to the
2nd. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached to
Holly Berry Lane facade, a Windsor lantern on a simple
T-bracket.
HISTORICAL NOTE: used by the newly formed police force in
1830-4.

Listing NGR: TQ2623485822

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.