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Hanover Lodge

Gazetteer No. G0209

Date 1910

Address 150 Outer Circle London, Greater London NW1 4SN England


HANOVER LODGE, Outer Circle (w). The villa is probably of c. 1827, by Burton, for Colonel Sir Robert Arbuthnot. It has a one- storeyed Ionic loggia (now closed) to the park. Lutyens added an extra storey and remodelled the interior from 1911. His additions were removed for halls of residence for Bedford College of 1961- 6. (Cherry & Pevsner, 1991, p.625)

Villa, c.1827 by John Nash (the upper storey entirely rebuilt and addition made be Lutyens c.1909); the only villa in the Park personally designed by Nash, for Sir Robert Arbuthnot. Stucco; slate roof. The villa is approached by drive from Park Road and main front faces Outer Circle. Grecian design with Ionic portico-loggia. 2 storeys. 5 windows wide with 2-window slightly recessed south extension. Park front has central, one storey, tetrastyle Ionic columned loggia (now glazed-in) with entablature and blocking course. Recessed sashes in shallow architraves. Plinth; 1st floor plat band and cornice below parapet. Additions for Bedford College not of special interest. (Historic England, list entry 1226115)


Cherry, B & Pevsner, N (1991) London 3: North West. The Buildings of England. London: Penguin.

Historic England.Hanover Lodge. [Online] Available from:, N. and Cherry, B. (1991) London 3: North West. The Buildings of England. London: Penguin.

Also Cited In

WEAVER, L., 1915. COUNTRY HOMES GARDENS OLD & NEW: HANOVER LODGE, REGENT’S PARR. THE RESIDENCE OF Vice-Admiral Sir David Beatty, K. C B. Country Life (Archive : 1901 – 2005), 37(956), pp. 590-600.

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Admiral David Beatty