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Numbers 11, 12 and 15-19 and Attached Railings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bloomsbury, London

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Latitude: 51.5234 / 51°31'24"N

Longitude: -0.1405 / 0°8'25"W

OS Eastings: 529098

OS Northings: 182131

OS Grid: TQ290821

Mapcode National: GBR D8.M3

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.JZ12

Entry Name: Numbers 11, 12 and 15-19 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 10 June 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112995

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477298

Location: Camden, London, W1T

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Bloomsbury

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/93/448 (North side)
10/06/54 Nos.11, 12 AND 15-19 (Consecutive)
and attached railings


Terrace of 7 houses, formerly symmetrical but now broken by a
C20 insertion of different design; forming the northern side
of Fitzroy Square. c1827-28. Stucco with rusticated ground
floor. Mostly with slate mansard roofs and dormers.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys, attics and basements. 3 windows each. 2
bays at each end of the terrace project. Entrance to No.11 on
the Fitzroy Street return; to No.19 on the Conway Street
return. Round-arched ground floor openings linked by impost
bands. Doorways with pilaster-jambs carrying cornice-heads;
fanlights and panelled doors. Sash windows in shallow, plain
stucco recesses. Upper storeys with square-headed, recessed
sashes. Continuous cast-iron balconies at 1st floor level.
Plain 2nd floor sill band. Main cornice with enriched frieze
at 3rd floor level. Cornice above attic floor with blocking
course. Return to No.11 with plain stucco ground floor,
prostyle portico with Doric entablature, round-arched doorway
with panelled double doors and round-arched windows on each
side. Upper floors brick with 4 windows, blind except for
those directly above the portico. 2 storey, single window
extension. Return to No.19 with rusticated stucco ground
floor, prostyle portico with Doric entablature, round-arched
doorway with pilaster-jambs carrying cornice-head; fanlight
and double panelled doors. Round-arched windows on each side
in shallow, plain stucco recesses with impost bands. Upper
floors brick, 3 windows, all blind except one over the
portico. Single storey, 4-window extension.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with
tasselled spearhead finials.
These houses complement the Adam blocks, though very different
in design.
(Survey of London: Vol. XXI, Tottenham Court Road and
Neighbourhood, St Pancras III: London: -1949: 52-8).

Listing NGR: TQ2912282150

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