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Cannon Hall


  • Address: 14 Cannon Pl
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

Cannon Hall is notable as the former home of the actor Gerald du Maurier, his wife Muriel Beaumont, and their three children, the writers Angela du Maurier and Daphne du Maurierand the painter Jeanne du Maurier. Dating from c 1730, the current version features six bedrooms, an indoor swimming pool, a large conservatory and extensive grounds. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1730/00/00 Cannon Hall is build c 1730.
1780/00/00 Cannon Hall is home to Sir Noah Thomas, physician to George III.
1830/00/00 Before the establishment of the Metropolitan Police force in 1832, the Cannon Hall doubled as a court. Located next to Hampstead Lock-Up, proceedings were presided over by the parish constable in Cannon Lane. The old courtroom is now a billiards room.
1838/00/00 James Cosmo Melvill Home Sir James Cosmo Melvill (17921861) buys Cannon Hall c 1838, the same year he became chief secretary of the East India Company. The name 'Cannon Hall' comes from the cannons he placed around the estate.
1875/00/00 James Marshall makes Cannon Hall his home in the 1870s.
1914/07/00 Henry Clark, chairman of the Hampstead magistrates, dies suddenly at his Hampstead home.
1916/00/00 Muriel Beaumont, Lady du Maurier Home Maurier's buy Cannon Hall, Hampstead.
1916/00/00 Daphne Du Maurier Home Maurier's buy Cannon Hall, Hampstead.
1916/00/00 Gerald du Maurier Home Maurier's buy Cannon Hall, Hampstead.
1934/04/11 Gerald du Maurier Died Gerald du Maurier dies at home, Cannon Hall, Cannon Place, Hampstead
2015/00/00 Cannon Hall sells for 28 million pounds.

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English Listed Building List Entry Number: 1244093



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