14 &16 HANS ROAD, LONDON.

1891-92

For Archibold Grove.

 

 According to Wendy Hitchmough, Voysey designed a terrace of three houses, 12, 14, and 16 Hans Road,
 but a dispute with the client over fees led to A. H. Mackmurdo being commissioned to build number 12.
 Mackmurdo's house is on the right.

 According to Joanna Symonds, an earlier, preliminary design, published in The British Architect, 1892,
 shows roughcast instead of the executed red brick. The interiors have been considerably altered.

 

 

 

Hans Road, published in Studio International

 

 

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The British Architect, 18th March 1892.

               The Builder, 19th September 1896, p.229.

 

 

 

Images published in Duncan Simpson, C.F.A. VOYSEY an architect of individuality, pl.8a, 8b, p.30

 

Voysey, Hans Road, photo on www.jonathantuckey.com
Link > photo on jonathantuckey.com
Link > www.rbkc.gov.uk, p. 25

 

Photo by Philip Wilkinson on englishbuildings.blogspot.com

 

 

Photo by David Knight on twitter.com

 

 

Photo by Philip Wilkinson > englishbuildings.blogspot.com

 


Hans Road, photo on ornamentalpassions.blogspot.com

 

On the left, 14 and 16 Hans Road, designed by Voysey,
on the right, 12 Hans Road, was later built by Arthur Mackmurdo (1894),
photo on rbkc.gov.uk

 

Hans Road, photo @elliswoodman, gramho.com

 

Hans Road, photo @elliswoodman, gramho.com

 

 Photo on tripadvisor.com

 

 

Rear view in 1971
the house on the left is by Mackmurdo, the two houses on the right are by Voysey
Link > www.british-history.ac.uk

 

 

 

Plans published in David Gebhard, Charles F. A. Voysey Architect, fig.34, p.110

 

 

Original design with three houses.
Voysey designed a terrace of three houses, 12, 14, and 16 Hans Road,
only two houses on the left are by Voysey (14 and 16 Hans Road).

The house on the right, 12 Hans Road, was later built by Arthur Mackmurdo (1894).
Link > RIBA

 

 

Image on twitter.com by David Knight
Published in Wendy Hitchmough, CFA  VOYSEY, London 1995 p. 45.

 

 

Published in Wendy Hitchmough, CFA  VOYSEY, London 1995 p. 45.

 

 

Hans Road, image on british-history.ac.uk

 

Voysey, Hans Road, jonathantuckey.com

 

Preliminary elevation and section of Nos. 12-16
Link > www.british-history.ac.uk

 

Section published in The British Architect, 18th March 1892.

Text published in The British Architect, 18th March 1892, p.208.

 

 

Watercolor by Nate Stafford 2009, image on andrews.edu

 

 

Staircase
Link > www.british-history.ac.uk
 

 

Staircase, image on twitter.com by David Knight

Link > RIBA

 

 

Staircase
Published in Dekorative Kunst,1898

 

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London, 12 Hans Road, by Arthur Mackmurdo (1894), photo by Steve Cadman on Flickr.
The house on the left was designed by Voysey.

 

 

Drawings Courtesy of The Royal Institute of British Architects.
Photographs, drawings, perspectives and other design patterns
at the Royal Institut of British Architects Drawings and Photographs Collection.
Images can be purchased.
The RIBA can supply you with conventional photographic or digital copies
of any of the images featured in RIBApix.

Link > RIBA: Hans Road Images (2 items)

Link > RIBA: all Voysey Images

 

Link > Photos on flickr tagged Voysey Hans Road

Link > www.british-history.ac.uk (1)

Link > www.british-history.ac.uk (2)

Link > Images by David Knight on twitter.com

Link > ornamentalpassions.blogspot.de: two ceramic panels by Conrad Dressler

Link > www.jonathantuckey.com

Link > David Cole, The Art and Architecture of C.F.A Voysey: photo of Hans Road

 

Pevsner's London 3: North West (with Bridget Cherry, 1991) says:

Hans Road. Nos 14-16 are by Voysey for Archibald Grove, MP, 1891 – among his earliest work. The funny little oriel windows are still a sign of his dependence on Shaw, but the rhythm of the facades is deliberately different from that prevailing in the neighbourhood: horizontal not vertical, with reduced storey heights, horizontal windows with unmoulded mullions, a curving parapet instead of gables, and the two porches tied together and decorated with a little Arts and Crafts ornament. The doors and surrounds are typical of the architect. (Original panelling inside No 16).

Source: Pevsner Architectural Guides at Yale University Press.

Link > www.voyseysociety.org

 

Description on Historic England

TQ 2779 SE HANS ROAD SW3 41/2 Nos 12, 14 and 16 3.5.63 II Terraced houses. No 12 by A H Mackmurdo. 1894. Nos14-16 by C F A Voysey. 1891-2. 5-storey + attic; red brick houses. No 12 has stucco dressings and projecting pediment porch. Interesting treatment of first and second floor windows as one unit. Nos 14 and 16 have stone dressings - projecting linked stone porches and stone mullioned bays to first and second floors. All 3 houses have projecting more than semi-cicular lantern windows as a feature. The 3 form a group.

 

References:

Wendy Hitchmough, CFA  VOYSEY, London 1995 pp. 43-47.

David Cole, The Art and architecture of CFA Voysey : English pioneer modernist architect & designer, 2015.

The British Architect, XXXVII, 1892, p. 210; XLI, 1894, p. 96.
 
The Studio,
I, 1893, p. 225; XI, 1897, p. 23.

 The Builder, LXXI, 1896, p. 229.

 Dekorative Kunst, I, 1897, p. 255.

 The House, IV, 1898-99, p. 163.

 Magazine of Art, XXII, 1899, pp. 457-465.

 David Gebhard, Charles F. A. Voysey, figs. 33-36.

 The Orchard, Number Five 2016, pp. 25-44, Article by Richard Havelock.

 

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