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6, Flitcroft Street

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5151 / 51°30'54"N

Longitude: -0.1289 / 0°7'44"W

OS Eastings: 529929

OS Northings: 181233

OS Grid: TQ299812

Mapcode National: GBR HC.61

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.Q56W

Entry Name: 6, Flitcroft Street

Listing Date: 22 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113014

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477340

Location: Camden, London, WC2H

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 Giles-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ2981SE FLITCROFT STREET
798-1/104/482 (West side)
22/01/91 No.6

GV II

Warehouse, now in use as open-plan offices. c1850, much
rebuilt and refronted c1881. Yellow and red brick. Roof
probably tiled with central ridge lantern but all felted over.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and basement. 6 windows. Slanting corner
site. Two entrances at right, that at angle flanked by brick
pilasters supporting a lugged panel; C20 panelled door
surrounded by glass. To left, segmental-arched opening with
C20 double panelled doors and overlight. Later large ground
floor window opening with plain cornice and further entrance;
glazing altered. 1st floor transom and mullion windows in
shallow segmental-arched recesses linked by moulded red brick
impost bands; that at right hand angle above entrance, square
headed with projecting wooden box cornice on moulded brick
corbels. The window next to it with a shaped cut brick apron.
Moulded red brick dentil cornice at 2nd floor level; transom
and mullion 2nd floor windows with segmental heads. Moulded
red brick cornice at 3rd floor sill level; windows small,
square-headed and paired, those in 2nd right hand bay forming
part of a projecting gable dormer with stepped brick sill
brackets and small square window above. Cornice and blocking
course.
INTERIOR: plain with cast-iron columns having winged capitals
supporting floors. Complex queen post timber roof structure.
HISTORICAL NOTE: known to have been used by a tin box
manufacturer in the late C19. An unusual survival of a
warehouse in this part of London, No.6 forms a group with a
further warehouse, No.12 Flitcroft Street, (qv).

Listing NGR: TQ2992981233

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

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