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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: THE HILL GARDEN CENTRAL TEMPLE SUMMERHOUSE

List entry Number: 1113199

Location

THE HILL GARDEN CENTRAL TEMPLE SUMMERHOUSE, NORTH END WAY

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCamdenLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Dec-1978

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Jan-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477624

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2686NW NORTH END WAY 798-1/8/1224 The Hill Garden central temple 14/12/78 summerhouse (Formerly Listed as: NORTH END WAY Central summer house in Hill Garden at Inverforth House)

GV II*

Temple summerhouse, aligned westwards on Inverforth House (qv), linking Western Pergola (qv) and Bridge (qv). c1912. By Thomas H Mawson as part of a continued garden scheme for Lord Leverhulme at The Hill (now Inverforth House). This part of the garden is now in separate ownership to the house; for the house garden features see Inverforth House, North End Way (qv). In the form of a circular temple on a brick and stone banded plinth. Brick banded Portland stone walls open on east and west sides with Doric columns (west side also with wrought-iron gate) and to the south with balustrade. Entablature and projecting modillion cornice with lion masks at intervals; copper domed roof. Approached on western side from Western Pergola by a flight of steps with stone balustrades. HISTORICAL NOTE: the terraces were constructed using spoil from the Hampstead Tube excavations. Excellent views towards house and Southern Pergola (qv) and over Hampstead Heath. The garden was divided when the house became a hospital; this part of the garden is open to the public.





Listing NGR: TQ2606586710

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National Grid Reference: TQ 26065 86710

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