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Latitude: 51.5325 / 51°31'56"N
Longitude: -0.14 / 0°8'24"W
OS Eastings: 529110
OS Northings: 183147
OS Grid: TQ291831
Mapcode National: GBR D4.QT
Mapcode Global: VHGQS.JRB2
Entry Name: Numbers 2-12 and Attached Railings
Listing Date: 14 May 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113138
English Heritage Legacy ID: 477539
Location: Camden, London, NW1
Electoral Ward/Division: Regent's Park
Built-Up Area: Camden
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Pancras Old Church
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ2983SW MORNINGTON CRESCENT
798-1/83/1151 (West side)
14/05/74 Nos.2-12 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
Terrace of 11 houses forming part of a crescent. 1821-32.
Built by I Bryant. For the Southampton Estate. End of terrace
houses, stucco with rusticated ground floors and 3rd floor
string; others yellow stock brick (No.4 painted) with
rusticated stucco ground floors and slate mansard roofs with
segmental headed dormers (No.4 square). Symmetrical terrace
with slightly projecting end bays (Nos 2 & 3 and 11 & 12).
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attics and basements; end houses, 4
storeys and basements. All with 2 windows each. Round-arched
ground floor openings; sashes of end houses in shallow
recesses. Most doorways with 3/4 Doric columns carrying
cornice-heads; fanlights (Nos 2, 3, 11 & 12 patterned) and
panelled doors. Recessed sashes; end houses architraved,
others with gauged brick flat arches. 1st floors with
continuous cast-iron balconies. End houses with parapets;
others with stucco blocking course, only No.5 retaining
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with
tasselled spearhead finials to areas.
HISTORICAL NOTE: from 1905 No.6 was the home of Walter
Sickert, painter & etcher. Sickert was prominent in both the
Camden Town and Fitzroy Groups of painters and the subsequent
London Group; during the 1890s he painted and sketched the
Bedford Music Hall in Camden.
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood
(parish of St Pancras IV): London: -1952: 132).
Listing NGR: TQ2911083147
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