London Architecture

Abbey House

219 Baker
London, England NW1 6XE
Basic Information
Designed by J.J. Joass
Type residential
Floors: 10
Neighborhood: Camden
Bounding Streets:
Baker Street
Melcombe Lane
Siddons Lane
Park Road
Ivor Place
More Information
  • Residences: 132
  • This building includes the former boarding house at 221B Baker Street. This address was made famous by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle as the home of the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.
  • 1932: Construction finished.
  • 1970's: The building was mostly demolished and reconstructed. Only its tower and facade were saved.
  • 2002: Abbey National moved its headquarters out of this building.
  • Mid-2000's: The building was once again mostly demolished and reconstructed into residences. Again, this time only its tower and facade were retained.