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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 SOUTHERN PERGOLA AND TERRACE

List entry Number: 1322065

Location

THE HILL GARDEN SOUTHERN PERGOLA AND TERRACE, 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: 477630

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2686NW NORTH END WAY 798-1/8/1226 The Hill Garden southern pergola & 14/12/78 terrace (Formerly Listed as: NORTH END WAY Terrace & Southern Pergola in Hill Garden at Inverforth House)

GV II*

Colonnaded pergola, aligned westwards on Inverforth House (qv), running south from the wider Cruciform Pergola (qv), a section turning eastwards for 35m and then further southwards for approximately 80m including a belvedere, as the central feature the Southern Summerhouse (qv) and terminating in a belvedere. c1906-10. By Thomas H Mawson as part of a 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 entries. Paired concrete Doric columns on pedestals linked by stone balustrades. Columns carry timber superstructure imitating Doric entablature. Brick pavement. Belvederes with wrought-iron balustrading. First two sections, on their western & south sides, raised on brick terrace retaining walls forming continuous outbuildings with square-headed 3-light windows having concrete lintels. Southern section, on western side, raised on brick terrace walls forming a massive open loggia with round-arches having moulded brick heads, keystones and imposts. Brick pilaster strips rise to correspond with balustrade dices. Brick cornice above arcade. 4th bay from left with brick architraved keyed oculus. Belvederes supported on semicircular projections with entrances at ground level architraved and having keystones. Summerhouse supported on a rectangular projection with round-arched opening with keystone flanked by keyed oculi; single oculus on each return. Back walls of loggia supported by brick flying buttresses. HISTORICAL NOTE: the terraces were constructed using spoil from the Hampstead Tube excavation. Excellent views from the terrace over Hampstead Heath and back towards the house. The garden was divided when the house became a hospital; this part of the garden is open to the public.





Listing NGR: TQ2610686626

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National Grid Reference: TQ 26106 86626

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