At 14, Cannon Place, Hampstead.
Was once occupied by the dramatist and actor Sir Gerald Du Maurier.
The House dates back to the early eighteenth century.
Two cannons form road posts outside the gate and other cannons are dotted around the garden.
The cannons are said to have been introduced by Sir James Melville, secretary of The East India Company and friend of the other Hampstead nautical notary, Admiral Barton at Grove House.
A former owner grew all the flowers mentioned in Shakespeare's plays and there is a strange oriental tree still in existence.
The two little figures in the courtyard provide interesting viewing!
An early eighteenth century house with a garden and view over London, Cannon Hall has a fine entrance and stairway.
Built into the garden wall is the ancient "lock-
The curb posts in the road are old cannon and besides these in tghe garden are two pieces of bronze ordnance, each about three feet in length, one dated 1640 and the other 1646, both bearing Dutch inscriptions.