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CANNON HALL

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: CANNON HALL

List entry Number: 1244093

Location

CANNON HALL, 14, CANNON PLACE

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Camden

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

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: 476849

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2686SE CANNON PLACE 798-1/17/173 (South side) 11/08/50 No.14 Cannon Hall

GV II*

Detached mansion. Early C18 with later alterations and additions. EXTERIOR: north front: brown brick with red brick dressings. Hipped pantiled roof with dormer. 2 storeys and attic. 6 windows (second to left blind) plus early C19 extension at east end and north addition (former coachman's house) and stable block with weather-boarded clock and bell-turret (now converted to a garage). C20 portico with pilasters supporting an entablature; panelled door with sidelights. C20 passage along the front of the house. Segmental red brick arches and dressings to slightly recessed sash windows with exposed boxing. Red brick cornice and parapet. South (garden) front: 6 windows with 1-window early C19 addition at east end and 1 window, 2 storey, C18 addition at west end. Segmental red brick arches and dressings to slightly recessed sashes with exposed boxing; 2nd floor with projecting red brick surrounds and aprons. Red brick cornice and 1st floor band. INTERIOR: not inspected but noted to retain some good panelling including bedrooms and back staircase. Some early C19 fireplaces in extension. Good early C20 staircase in mid C18 style with twisted balusters and carved brackets. HISTORICAL NOTE: part of the stable-block was once a magistrates' court dealing with prisoners in the Parish Lock-up, Cannon Lane (qv). Sir James Cosmo Melville, Secretary to the East India Company lived here during the C19; Sir Gerald du Maurier, actor-manager, from 1916-34 (GLC plaque).



Listing NGR: TQ2660286159

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National Grid Reference: TQ 26602 86159

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