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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: CROMWELL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1079233

Location

CROMWELL HOUSE, 104, HIGHGATE HILL N19

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityHaringeyLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 201359

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 4415 HIGHGATE HILL N19 (North Side) ------------------ No 1O4 (Cronviell House) TQ 2887 40/71 19.3.51

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2. 1637-8. Built for Richard Sprignall, a Captain of Train Bands, Splendid example of Renaissance brickwork. 2 storeys, attic and basement, 7 windows. Slated mansard roof has 7 dormers, the 4th with segmental pediment. Central balustraded flat roof holds ogee lead cupola on tall octagonal drum. Red brick front has rusticated quoins at angles and at sides of slightly-projecting 3-bay centre. Heavy entablatures at 1st floor level and below parapet. Raised brick eared window architraves, that in 1st floor centre double-eared. Early C19 sash windows with glazing bars in exposed moulded frames. Round headed door of 6 fielded panels, top glazed, in moulded architrave with curved keyblock. C18 Tuscan doorcase on rusticated stucco panel. Later right bay with carriageway. Inside a fine staircase in square well, rising to 2nd floor. Robustly carved strapwork balustrades with military emblems and Ionic column newels supporting carved figures in different military uniforms. Many original doors and doorcases, carved stone fireplaces, plaster ceilings and 1 large room completely panelled. Some C18 embellishment; and a left rear extension of c18.

No l04 (cromwell House) and walls, Nos 1o6, 1o6A,108 and walls and gates, No ll0 and walls and No l12 form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ2880187287

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National Grid Reference: TQ 28797 87290

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