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2, WILDWOOD RISE

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: 2, WILDWOOD RISE

List entry Number: 1259508

Location

2, WILDWOOD RISE

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: 28-Nov-1996

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 462839

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BARNET TQ2687 WILDWOOD RISE 31-0/29/10254 (South East side) Hampstead Garden Suburb No.2

GV II

House. 1912-13, to the designs of Cyril Farey. Brick with hipped roof of pantiles and broad boxed eaves. Two storeys and five-window range; bilaterally symmetrical elevation with canted bays to outer ranges and first-floor balcony to centre formed from flat roofs of bays; enclosed by railing of an original design. Casement windows of authentic design. Chimney breasts terminating in high axial stacks to returns. This house won second prize in a 'Country Life' competition for the smaller middle class house and was illustrated in one of that magazine's special publications just before the war. The architect's emphasis on cubic form, underscored by the sill band and canted bays, was quite progressive for the time, reflecting something of the popularity of Frank Lloyd Wright's work to 1909. This highly geometric style stood in stark contrast to- the dominant Georgian revival mode, and anticipated the development of British Modernist modes of design between the wars.



Listing NGR: TQ2638787338

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National Grid Reference: TQ 26387 87338

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