SUN HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1322140
Date first listed:
14-May-1974
Statutory Address:
SUN HOUSE, 9, FROGNAL WAY

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Location

Statutory Address:
SUN HOUSE, 9, FROGNAL WAY

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 26181 85542

Details

CAMDEN

TQ2685NW FROGNAL WAY 798-1/26/542 (North side) 14/05/74 No.9 Sun House

GV II*

Detached house. 1935-6. By Maxwell Fry. Reinforced concrete walls using wallboard shuttering. Flat roof. 3 storeys and roof terrace. Continuous strip windows; glazing altered. On a steeply sloping south-facing site the ground floor right-hand bay being the projecting entrance and garage; to left, the rear retaining wall and thin steel pilotis support the 1st floor continuous balcony with tubular steel railings. 1st floor windows plate glass sliding French windows; right hand end of balcony, with projecting canopy, breaks forward over garage and entrance; left hand end with panel of small glazed lights in end wall and thin steel piloti supporting a loggia at 2nd floor level, now panelled in. 2nd floor windows originally sliding, now metal framed casements. Parapet with tubular rail balustrade to roof terrace with projecting canopy. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: Fry was a founder member of the MARS Group which did much to forward the cause of the new architecture. It is a pioneer work of the Modern Movement in the UK.





Listing NGR: TQ2617985543

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
477450
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 26 Feb 2005
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