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Kidderpore Hall, Kings College

A Grade II Listed Building in Frognal and Fitzjohns, London

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Latitude: 51.5576 / 51°33'27"N

Longitude: -0.1935 / 0°11'36"W

OS Eastings: 525334

OS Northings: 185848

OS Grid: TQ253858

Mapcode National: GBR C5.HX9

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.L3LS

Entry Name: Kidderpore Hall, Kings College

Listing Date: 11 August 1950

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379250

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478618

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 Luke Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/24/980 (North side)
11/08/50 Kidderpore Hall, King's College
(Formerly Listed as:
Kidderpore Hall, Westfield College)


Semi-detached house, now a hall of residence. c1843. Designed
by T Howard for John Teil. Stucco. Slated roof with projecting
bracketed eaves and pediments to outer bays and tall stuccoed
slab chimney-stacks with cornices.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, basement and attics. Slightly recessed 3
window central bay flanked by single window outer bays.
Hexastyle portico with Ionic columns supporting an entablature
with dentil cornice; approached by steps. Double part-glazed
panelled doors with overlight flanked by 4 tall thin windows.
Architraved sashes, ground floor with dentil cornices and
cast-iron balconies. Attic occuli in pediments. Left hand
return to garden with 3-window semicircular bay having a
portico of paired Ionic columns and cast-iron balustrade
forming a balcony.
INTERIOR: in Greek Revival style, partly remodelled c1890.
HISTORICAL NOTE: John Teil was a Nabob who ran a flourishing
leather concern in Kidderpore near Calcutta. He died in 1854
and following several changes in ownership his Hampstead
estate was broken up in 1889 when Westfield College, founded
as a Christian women's college in 1882 by pioneer of women's
university education Miss Constance Garnett, bought the house
and 2 acres of land for ยป12,000.

Listing NGR: TQ2533485848

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

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