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Moreton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Frognal and Fitzjohns, Camden

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Latitude: 51.5571 / 51°33'25"N

Longitude: -0.1809 / 0°10'51"W

OS Eastings: 526202

OS Northings: 185814

OS Grid: TQ262858

Mapcode National: GBR D0.F25

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.T465

Entry Name: Moreton House

Listing Date: 11 December 1969

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379119

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478485

Location: Camden, London, NW3

County: 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

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Listing Text


798-1/26/924 (East side)
11/12/69 Moreton House
(Formerly Listed as:


Detached house, now divided into flats. c1896. By Thomas
Garner. For antiquary & art collector FE Sidney. Rough-cast
with stone dressings. Tiled, gabled roofs with tall stone
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. 3-bay, gabled front, the central bay
projecting, the ground floor forming a porch. Cotswold
vernacular Jacobean style. Stone porch in C17 manner with
round-arched entrance flanked by columns on pedestals
supporting an entablature, broken forward over columns;
rectangular openings on returns with baluster mullions. Above
the porch a sculptured heraldic tablet and above the 1st floor
window a sculptured Virgin and Child in an aedicule. 4-light
transom and mullion casements to ground floor, 3 and 4-light
transomed casements to upper floors; all with small leaded
panes. Decorated rainwater heads and pipes dated 1896.
Right-hand return with chimney-stack rising full height of
house and flanked at 3rd floor level by 2 small casements.
Rear elevation with projecting wings having half timbered
gables and transom and mullion windows.
INTERIOR: not inspected but some main rooms noted to survive
including the library.

Listing NGR: TQ2620285814

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

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