London, SE24 MAP
The road Herne Hill links Herne Hill with Camberwell.It has fine views overs south London. Houses are a mixture of period styles from late Victorian onwards. Originally lined with large Georgian/early Victorian houses all with extensive grounds. Redeveloped with prewar housing.
John Ruskin lived here for many years (plaque in garden of No 26)
Key properties are:
32 Herne Hill (1933-34)
Architects: Keller & Kompfer
Dorchester Court (1934-6)
Architects Leslie H Kemp and Frederick E Tasker
Developer: H C Morrell
Grade 2 listed.
Architects Leslie H Kemp and Frederick E Tasker, are best remembered now as designers of several Odeon cinemas (including Greenwich-now demolished) plus 10 Dorchester Drive for the developer
The eight blocks of flats were originally built as luxury apartments, with generously proportioned rooms and a central communal garden. The first residents even enjoyed the services of a doorman in each of the eight blocks. There was a fountain in the garden.
Dorchester Court Residents’ Association (DCRA) Secretary Iain Perring
The Quadrangle (1911-26)
Architects: Edward A. Ellis
Delightful small early C20 estate
Herne Hill Property Guide