Plaque

Bell Moor House - Beecham

Inscription

Sir Thomas Beecham, 1879 - 1961, conductor and impresario, lived here, 1937 - 1941.
Erected by the Heath & Hampstead Society

Site: Bell Moor House (2 memorials)

NW3, East Heath Road, Bellmoor

There are two other plaques on the front of this building. They don't commemorate anything so we can't really enter them as memorials but they are worth noting. They are each made of engraved slate. One has a schematic of St Paul's Cathedral dome and shows that the ground at St Paul's is 54' above sea level and the top of the cross is 365' above the ground. The level of soil at this spot {Bell Moor} is 435' 7" above sea level. The other plaque says:

Bellmoor, Hampstead Heath. The surface of the soil is here 435' 7" above sea level or 16' 7" higher than the top of St Paul's cross.

Current large apartment block was built in 1929.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Bell Moor House - Beecham

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Sir Thomas Beecham

Conductor and impresario. Born in Westfield Street, St Helens, grandson of th...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Bell Moor House - Beecham

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Heath & (Old) Hampstead Society / Hampstead Plaque Fund

The Hampstead Plaque fund was set up, many years ago, by Ralph Wade and has b...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Bell Moor House - Beecham

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Bell Moor House - Barratt

Bell Moor House - Barratt

On this site stood the house Bell Moor where the historian of Hampstead, Thom...

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