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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: SUN HOUSE

List entry Number: 1322140

Location

SUN HOUSE, 9, FROGNAL 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-May-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477450

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2685NW FROGNAL WAY 798-1/26/542 (North side) 14/05/74 No.9 Sun House

GV II*

Detached house. 1935-6. By Maxwell Fry. Reinforced concrete walls using wallboard shuttering. Flat roof. 3 storeys and roof terrace. Continuous strip windows; glazing altered. On a steeply sloping south-facing site the ground floor right-hand bay being the projecting entrance and garage; to left, the rear retaining wall and thin steel pilotis support the 1st floor continuous balcony with tubular steel railings. 1st floor windows plate glass sliding French windows; right hand end of balcony, with projecting canopy, breaks forward over garage and entrance; left hand end with panel of small glazed lights in end wall and thin steel piloti supporting a loggia at 2nd floor level, now panelled in. 2nd floor windows originally sliding, now metal framed casements. Parapet with tubular rail balustrade to roof terrace with projecting canopy. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: Fry was a founder member of the MARS Group which did much to forward the cause of the new architecture. It is a pioneer work of the Modern Movement in the UK.





Listing NGR: TQ2617985543

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National Grid Reference: TQ 26181 85542

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