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Service Wing and Outbuildings to Kenwood House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Highgate, London

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Latitude: 51.5717 / 51°34'18"N

Longitude: -0.167 / 0°10'1"W

OS Eastings: 527130

OS Northings: 187466

OS Grid: TQ271874

Mapcode National: GBR CZ.QKX

Mapcode Global: VHGQL.2R2G

Plus Code: 9C3XHRCM+M6

Entry Name: Service Wing and Outbuildings to Kenwood House

Listing Date: 10 June 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379244

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478612

ID on this website: 101379244

Location: Hampstead Heath, Camden, London, NW3

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Highgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Tagged with: Restaurant Appendage

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/07/2012


Service wing and outbuildings to
Kenwood House


Service wing & outbuildings, now partly converted to a
restaurant. 1793-1795. By George Saunders, restored 1959.
Multi-coloured stock brick. Hipped, slated roofs with wooden,
bracketed eaves cornice.
EXTERIOR: irregular range with large central, rectangular
kitchen with splayed corners flanked by diagonal wings on main
south facade screened by a loggia.
Loggia of wooden Doric columns supporting an entablature.
Kitchen 3 storeys 3 windows. Entrance under loggia;
round-arched doorway with patterned fanlight and double
panelled doors. Gauged yellow brick flat arches to recessed
sash windows. Roof with rectangular louvred lantern surmounted
by a dome. Right hand wing, 2 storeys 5 windows (centre blind)
and 1 window splayed return. Entrances under loggia; to the
left a square-headed doorway with brick flat arch and partly
glazed door, to the right 2 wooden carriage doors with
segmental arch overlight. Left hand wing similar. East facade
of brown brick with brick band at 1st floor level. 2 storeys 9
windows, the centre 3 slightly projecting. Gauged yellow brick
flat arches to recessed sashes.
INTERIORS: plain and some altered.
(Survey of London: Vol. XVII: London: -1936: 114-132).

Listing NGR: TQ2713087466

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