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SOUTH HAMPSTEAD HIGH SCHOOL

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: SOUTH HAMPSTEAD HIGH SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1078348

Location

SOUTH HAMPSTEAD HIGH SCHOOL, 1, FITZJOHNS AVENUE

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: 14-May-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Jan-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477281

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2684NE FITZJOHN'S AVENUE 798-1/50/437 (East side) 14/05/74 No.1 South Hampstead High School (Formerly Listed as: FITZJOHN'S AVENUE No.1 TAVR Centre)

II

House, now converted to a school, on a corner site with entrance front to Maresfield Gardens. c1883. By JJ Stevenson probably for Frank Debenham, the store magnate. Red and yellow brick with terracotta dressings. Tiled gabled roofs with dormers and tall brick chimney-stacks with moulded brick patterning and cornices. 3 storeys and attic. Irregular fenestration. Entrance front of 3 bays. Central recessed bay with doorway approached by steps with cast-iron railings and wooden 1st floor balcony having turned balusters and large central shaped bracket; flanking bays with Flemish gables, right hand has cartouche in gable and left hand with chimney rising from the ground floor having an enriched terracotta plaque and, set diagonally across angle, a full height bay window. Fitzjohn's Avenue front with full height canted bay. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: originally known as Oakwood Hall, the house has connections with the Oakwood Property Company owned by Debenham and (Sir) Edwin Lutyens; Lutyens was engaged in 1908 to make alterations described as a "terraced shelter", not now detectable. From the 1950s until the late 1980s in use as a TAVR (Territorial Army Volunteer Reserve) centre.





Listing NGR: TQ2655884611

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National Grid Reference: TQ 26558 84611

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