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25 and 27, Farringdon Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Holborn and Covent Garden, London

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Latitude: 51.5195 / 51°31'10"N

Longitude: -0.1059 / 0°6'21"W

OS Eastings: 531510

OS Northings: 181768

OS Grid: TQ315817

Mapcode National: GBR N9.CG

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.32VG

Entry Name: 25 and 27, Farringdon Road

Listing Date: 16 May 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477271

Location: Camden, London, EC1M

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Holborn and Covent Garden

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Alban Holborn

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/103/429 (East side)
16/05/78 Nos.25 AND 27


Workshops. 1873-4. By Harding and Bond for Bradbury, Wilkinson
& Co., engravers, for printing banknotes. Polychromatic brick
in yellow, red and black with stone facing to ground floor.
Stone dressings.
EXTERIOR: 6 storeys in Venetian Gothic style. 8 bays to
Farringdon Road; rounded, slightly recessed corner bay, then 7
bays to Greville Street, with the centre bay slightly
advanced. Ground floor takes the form of a stone faced base
with (renewed) windows set between piers from which a tall
brick gothic arcade rises to embrace the next three floors,
whose windows are slightly recessed. Entrance with stone
surround rises through 1st floor with arched 3-light window.
4-pane sash windows separated vertically by brick and
terracotta aprons having central slender iron column mullions,
those to the second floor rising through the aprons to the
small round-headed windows above, to support stone tracery
filling the arcade arch which springs from stone imposts.
Corbelled cornice at 3rd floor level above which 2 attic
storeys of sash windows (separated by a brick cornice) in
pairs and triplets with decorative stone heads and divided by
iron column mullions. Brick and stone cornice. Grenville
Street elevation similar with Gothic gable over 2nd bay to
left and Gothic doorway in centre bay.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ3151081768

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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