Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1113016

Date first listed: 14-May-1974

Statutory Address: 44-94, FORTESS ROAD


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Statutory Address: 44-94, FORTESS ROAD

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Camden (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 29012 85455


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TQ2985NW FORTESS ROAD 798-1/32/484 (East side) 14/05/74 Nos.44-94 (Even)


Symmetrical terrace of 26 houses in 4 blocks linked by recessed entrance bays. Early C19. Yellow stock brick (some later patching), with rusticated stucco ground floors. Nos 76-84 (Palmer House), mostly refaced in multi-coloured stock brick. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and semi-basements except end bays to blocks of 3 storeys, attics in slated mansard roofs and semi-basements. Nos 76-84, 4 storeys, attics with dormers in slated roofs. Mostly 2 windows each. End bays of each block slightly projecting. Recessed entrance bays with stucco pilastered porticoes (No.94 with wreathes in frieze, some with roundels), square-headed doorways with pilaster-jambs carrying cornice-heads, fanlights and panelled doors, most half glazed. Other entrances with similar doorways. Gauged brick flat arches to recessed sashes except 1st floors with casements and cast-iron balconies of lyre design. Plain stucco 3rd floor sill bands (except Nos 76-84), meeting cornice of end bays with stucco balustraded parapets, Nos 44, 52, & 86 having balustrading removed and only outer dies retained. Other houses with plain brick parapets, Nos 78-84 stuccoed. "Fortess Terrace" inscribed on parapet. INTERIORS: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: No.56 was the home of Ford Maddox Brown (GLC plaque).

Listing NGR: TQ2901285455


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