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This is the second house John Winter designed and built for his family. The first was on a backland site near Regents Park which nobody thought could be built on. This house is in the old orchard of the Highgate Cemetery gatekeeper's house. It sits behind a screen of foliage on an eminence over the entrance to the old cemetery. It's a three-storey frame structure with big fixed glass windows set flush with the surface of the CorTen steel structure. The living room is on the top floor, ...

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