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ERSKINE HOUSE

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: ERSKINE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1064760

Location

ERSKINE HOUSE, 1-4, HOMEFIELD

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Barnet

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Jan-1990

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199246

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History

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Details

TQ 2588 HAMPSTEAD HOMESFIELD (east end) 26/181 Nos 1-4 (consec) Erskine House

GV II

Two childrens' cottage homes; now 4 flats. 1911-12. By B Parker and R Unwin for the Hampstead Garden Suburb Trust. Converted into flats early-mid C20 by J Souter. Purpleish brick in Flemish bond with red brick dressings; plain tile roof. 2 storeys; 7 bays, 1:2:1:2:1. Central and end bays project under hipped roofs and are linked by round-arched loggias carrying lst-floor balconies. Red brick plinth, quoins, and surrounds to openings. Wooden sash windows, of 15-panes to ground floor, 12 panes above. Later central entrance has 2-panel door (with glazed panel) in wooden architrave with console-bracketed pediment and impost band. Above door, 15-pane window in red brick panel, rising through eaves under hipped roof. End bays have paired ground-floor windows. Loggia has raised key- blocks and imposts to round arches; inside it, a board door with small-pane over- light into each end bay. lst-floor: balcony balustrade has notched wooden balusters; French windows to bays 2 and 6. Stacks to rear roof pitch and inner sides of end bays. Rear: board doors with small-pane overlights to centre and rear ends, that at centre flanked by 2-bay, hipped-roofed projections. At each end a small gabled privy with board door on inner side. Rainwater head dated 1911. This building was part of the Hampstead Garden Suburb. The two cottage homes were originally called Ursula Cottage and Henrietta Cottage, and were donated by George Cadbury and Canon Barnet.

Listing NGR: TQ2527788982

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National Grid Reference: TQ 25277 88982

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