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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1379250
English Heritage Legacy ID: 478618
Location: Camden, London, NW3
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
TQ2585NW KIDDERPORE AVENUE
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 »12,000.
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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