HIGHWOOD HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1359073
Date first listed:
03-Feb-1950
Statutory Address:
HIGHWOOD HOUSE, HIGHWOOD HILL NW7

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGHWOOD HOUSE, HIGHWOOD HILL NW7

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Barnet (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 21797 93586

Details

1. 5004 HIGHWOOD HILL Mill Hill NW7

Highwood House TQ 29 SW 5/7 3.2.50

II

2. Early C19 mansion. Two storey stucco with band at eaves and between storeys. Three window centre (first floor left blocked) with one window full height projecting square bays with very flat pediments at either end, and one storey wing (top lit) to right. Ground floor windows of bays and wing are in round headed recesses with lion heads above windows. There are also lion heads above first floor side windows of central block. Semi-circular porch with 2 Ionic columns now glassed in and used as large window. House now divided into flats and ground floor side windows of central block converted into 2 doors. Was home of Sir Stamford Raffles, Founder of Singapore, Governor of Java and Founder and First President of the Zoological Society, just before his death in 1826. Grade II partly on historical grounds.

Listing NGR: TQ2179793586

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
198986
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.

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