Mutton Brook flows westwards
Post to the east Highgate
Post to the west Hampstead Garden Suburb
Post to the south Spaniards
Named after the Bishop of London and his
hunting lodge which was in the area. The road is full of houses for the wealthy
and has been a by word for opulence and vulgarity. It was laid out in the 1890s by
the Ecclesiastical Commissioners through woodland as a link between Hampstead
and East Finchley but only developed in the 1920s and 1930s.
Lodge. Built in 1927 in ‘Cape Dutch’ style by Philip Hepworth. With a Lutyens inspired chimney
32 by Nigel Clarke. Built 1928. Plain house
34 Stratheden. This was originally called Arkeden. This
is by Philip Hepworth, influenced by both Lutyens and Clough-Ellis. Described as
the best of his 'Pseudish' style. Original details included a galleon weathervane and
Chinese dragons on the door case.
36 Inlaks – this
was originally called Oak Tree Court built in 1926. The maker over had added a
40 Eliot House. This was originally called
White Walls by Philip Hepworth. His original gate piers survive. It was built for
Charles Ryan and The first of Hepworth's 'Pseudish' style houses
This was originally called Clive House and later Shirah. Built by
Smith and Brewer in 1914. It is in whitewashed brick with swept roofs of sea-green
could be mistaken for a branch library
52 Kenstead Hall.
1936. Hollywood Tudor plus Stable block with cupola.
53 Summer Palace. Set back in grounds like a
country house. 12 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, brass and crystal lift, leisure complex and atrium.
54 Oak Lodge.
Mansion. Was once on sale for £50m. Has a
dominant carved Tuscan portico by Donald Clarke.
Towers. Built and sold for £20m in 1992. Has an island with palm trees in its
internal swimming pool. The classical pile set back from the Avenue
The Fountains. Aggrandized by a portico with
four huge Corinthian columns
Nusantara. This is now the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia)
1916. A large house well set back
White Lodge Close
– laid out in the grounds of White Lodge.
asymmetrical brick house, built post war,
in 1900 for John Grove Johnson with the upper storey half timbered with an arched
brick entrance and pargetted. Now divided into Inglestone Manor – aka Ha Kha Manor
Part of the New Suburb and named after Sir
John Brunner MP and President of the Co-Partnership Tenants Housing Council
Built on the site of Glenthorne which was built in 1898 for George Sainsbury,
5 house modernist
Michael Manser, 1962, a rare case in this area of white walls with flat roof.
Designed 1928 by Hendry and Schooling, as
part of the New Suburb
Named for Earl Grey a supporter of the
Sybella Gurney, Honorary Secretary of the Co-partners Association.
19-24 and 28-70 designed by Philip Hepworth
in 1931. Some houses destroyed by Second World War bombing.
Annemount School, established in 1936
Streamform moderne houses by Welch,
Cachemaille Day and Lander. These are in blocks of four with walks through to
Charles Kingsley, founder of Christian Socialism. It starts with 1930s houses
with sun-trap windows
transitional house of the 1930s
18 Kerem School. Founded in began in 1948 by
Stanley Frankfurt for children from three to seven. Originally in the old
Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue hall. The school acquired the site in
Kingsley Way, which is now the Nursery School.
3-5 Lubavitch Boys Grammar School. Established
here by Bobby Vogel, a local diamond cutter in 1963
This is part of an extension of Hampstead
Garden Suburb into Finchley following land purchases in 1911 from the
Ecclesiastical Commissioners and developed from 1919.
Set up by Hampstead Garden Suburb they were
sold to Finchley Urban District Council in 1933. Alfred Lyttleton,
aristocratic, lawyer Conservative
politician and a minister in the Balfour Government. He was Chair of the
Hampstead Garden Suburb Trust before 1913.
Designated as part of the A1 in 1953. Lyttelton Road was built
in 1931 to divert traffic away from the Finchley. Because of the high volume of
traffic housing is set much further back from the road leading to wide
pavements and verges and long front gardens. In 1962 it became an experimental
lorry route and there have been numerous enquiries and protests ever since.
Court. Flats designed in 1938 by Ernst Freud. It has International Moderne
influences of Erich Mendelsohn with strong horizontals and curved ends in brick
as ‘streamform’ bays.
Earl Lytton Hampstead Garden Suburb Chair in
1921 and brother in law of Lutyens. After a brief gap when he was Governor of
Bengal he returned to the Trust in 1930.
Houses. Piece de
resistance of moderne architecture. ‘Liner architecture’ of 1935 by C.G. Winbourne.
Small houses with bold, completely
glazed staircase towers appearing above roof terraces – flat roofs for sunbathing.
This is ‘British modern at its best’.
flats round a secluded green. Built 1928 by Hendry & Schooling for the
United Women's Homes Association
Alongside the North Circular. It is 7ft wide with its banks supported by
Neville was Chair of the Garden City Association.
16 weatherboarded house by Gerald Warren, built 1935
18 Built S.M.Swanson 1934.
21 International Modern by Ernst Freud, 1935
33-43 traditional small houses of the 1930s by
Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue. An Orthodox
synagogue formed in 1933
1956 Kerem School was developed on the Norrice Lea site alongside the Hampstead
Garden Suburb Synagogue
17 built in the 1930s as a ‘Hispanic fantasy’ by Katona.
23 a small symmetrical semi-moderne house by Welch,
Cachemaille-Day & Minder.
Bunker's Dip. Built 1930 by Philip Hepworth, in brick
and a stair-tower.
Henry Vivien MP was one of the founders of
the Co-partnership housing movement
22-30 streamform flat-roofed houses
by Brian Herbert, 1937. Many have now
been roofed with traditional forms.
Damaged by a V1 in 1944
54 Built by Evelyn Simmons for himself in
56-60 built in 1924 by C.H.James
62-64 built in 1924 by Matthew Dawson
housing of post-1927 reaching extremes of opulence and injudicious design. Almost
universally genteel Neo-Georgian on an ample scale”. However the building plots
were fixed by Soutar as architect to the Hampstead Garden Suburb Trust and many
houses designed for them by William Powell.
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