A private house designed by the famous architect Herbert Collins in 1933 for Mr L G Russell. It was built in an area which was then densely wooded and is now part of Thornhill estate. The design included a sun balcony and a ground floor loggia, reflecting the 1930s vogue for fresh air and healthy living. The result is a combination of modernistic and traditional Collins’ elements. The house is still standing and is now 52 Douglas Crescent.

Altitude 250, Douglas Crescent, Thornhill

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Photograph, 1935


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Further Reading:
Herbert Collins, by Robert Williams, p51 (HS/i)


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