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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: ROMNEYS HOUSE

List entry Number: 1379069

Location

ROMNEYS HOUSE, HOLLY BUSH HILL

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: I

Date first listed: 11-Aug-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 478435

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2685NW HOLLY BUSH HILL 798-1/26/892 (East side) 11/08/50 Romney's House

GV I

End of terrace house. 1797. Built by the artist George Romney as his studio (plaque); enlarged 1807 at east end for use as Assembly Rooms; in 1929 redesigned by and for Clough Williams-Ellis. Original 2 storey house timber-framed with weatherboarding. Slated roof. Main front on north side: brown brick ground floor and weatherboarded 1st floor. Symmetrical 3 window facade. Good central doorway with fluted pilasters carrying carved console-bracketed hood, patterned radial fanlight and panelled door. Flush framed sashes. Hipped roof with dormers. West end facing road: slightly lower with brown brick ground floor and weatherboarded 1st floor slightly projecting as a flat segmental bay with hipped roof. East end: with Assembly Room extension believed to retain good geometrical staircase and pilasters to assembly room on 1st floor. Stucco portico with pilasters carrying entablature and architraved doorway. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: the stables, now Holly Bush Public House, Holly Mount (qv), were converted c1807 to form a catering wing for the Assembly Rooms.



Listing NGR: TQ2630685916

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National Grid Reference: TQ 26306 85916

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