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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: VILLA ON SOUTH WEST CORNER OF ST MICHAELS CONVENT (FORMERLY KNOWN AS PARK HILL)

List entry Number: 1064936

Location

VILLA ON SOUTH WEST CORNER OF ST MICHAELS CONVENT (FORMERLY KNOWN AS PARK HILL), STREATHAM COMMON NORTH, SW16

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityLambethLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Mar-1981

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Nov-1998

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 204694

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History

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Details

TQ 3171 STRAETHAM COMMON NORTH, SW16

963/35/333 Villa on South West corner of St Michael's Convent (formerly 27.03.1981 Known as Park Hill)

GV II*

Stucco villa of circa 1835. Two storeys and sunk basement; 5 windows on south (entrance) front. Pilasters and entablatures to both floors. Moulded architraves to sash windows with cornices over, those on ground floor console bracketed with Greek fret friezes and vermiculate aprons. Prostyle porch with paired Ionic columns, now glazed in. Classical porte-cochere added 1880. West front of 3 bays: wide central 3-window bow has screens of Ionic order on ground floor and near-Byzantine Order with square columns above; balustrading between columns and swags over first floor windows; long ground floor casements have 2 flights of marble steps flanked by naturalistic crouching lions; patterned wrought-iron basement grille. Rich interior has original plaster cornices with many Greek or classical ornamental motifs, enriched ceilings and woodwork. Hall has screen of 2 Doric columns. Stairwell has curved staircase with cast iron patterned balustrade, screen of square columns all around first floor and top light with patterned coving and a band of figures above first floor entablature. Inner hall has pilaster bay divisions and entablature, as has main west room with an Ionic screen to the bow and carved marble fireplace.









Listing NGR: TQ3103471150

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31034 71150

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