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Latitude: 51.5243 / 51°31'27"N
Longitude: -0.1299 / 0°7'47"W
OS Eastings: 529837
OS Northings: 182251
OS Grid: TQ298822
Mapcode National: GBR H7.0R
Mapcode Global: VHGQS.PYQC
Entry Name: Numbers 47 to 53 and Attached Railings to Areas and Wall to Number 45 Tavistock Square screen Wall Linking Number 53 Gordon Square and Number 45 Tavistock Square
Listing Date: 3 April 1969
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113034
English Heritage Legacy ID: 477361
Location: Camden, London, WC1H
Electoral Ward/Division: Bloomsbury
Built-Up Area: Camden
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Pancras with St James and Christ Church St Pancras
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ2982SE GORDON SQUARE
798-1/94/595 (East side)
03/04/69 Nos.47-53 (Consecutive)
and attached railings to areas and
wall to No.45 Tavistock Square
Includes: Screen wall linking No.53 Gordon Square & No.45
Tavistock Square TAVISTOCK SQUARE.
Terrace of 7 houses. Mid C19. Yellow stock brick with
alternating rusticated and plain stucco ground floors.
Rusticated stucco quoins.
EXTERIOR: 5 storeys and basements. 3 windows each and 3-window
right hand return (1 blind) forming entrance to No.53.
Symmetrical composition in Italianate style with projecting
central (No.50) and end bays (Nos 47 & 53). Nos 47, 52 & 53
with Doric prostyle porticoes with balustraded parapets.
Square-headed, recessed doorways with fanlights and panelled
doors. Architraved 1st floor sash windows, Nos 47, 50 & 53
with pediments and continuous balustraded balconies on large
brackets. Nos 48, 49, 51 & 52 with cornices and continuous
cast-iron balconies. Remaining windows architraved sashes, the
2nd floors of Nos 47, 50 & 53 with cornices. Moulded stucco
4th floor sill band. Projecting, bracketed stucco cornice.
Slab chimney above No.53 with similar, scaled down cornice.
Attached cast-iron railings with pineapple and foliated
finials to areas.
INTERIORS: retain good features and moulded ceilings.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wall from return of No.53 to
No.45 Tavistock Square (qv) forming a balanced composition;
stucco, divided into 7 bays by pilasters.
HISTORICAL NOTE: No.51 was the home of Lytton Strachey, critic
and biographer (GLC plaque).
TQ2982SE TAVISTOCK SQUARE
798-1/94/595 Screen wall linking No.53 Gordon
03/04/69 Square & No.45 Tavistock Square
See under: Nos.47-53 and attached railings to areas and wall
to No.45 Tavistock Square GORDON SQUARE.
Listing NGR: TQ2983782251
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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