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Numbers 47-57 and Attached Railings

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

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Latitude: 51.5234 / 51°31'24"N

Longitude: -0.1123 / 0°6'44"W

OS Eastings: 531058

OS Northings: 182186

OS Grid: TQ310821

Mapcode National: GBR L8.Y2

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.0ZH1

Entry Name: Numbers 47-57 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113150

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477551

Location: Camden, London, WC1X

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 James Clerkenwell

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/97/1163 (East side)
14/05/74 Nos.47-57 (Odd)
and attached railings


Terrace of 6 houses. c1720, Nos 55 & 57 believed to be rebuilt
later C19 in facsimile.
No.47: brown brick with stucco 2nd floor band and parapet.
Brick cornice below the parapet. Tiled roof with dormer. 3
storeys, attic and cellar. 3 windows. Later C19 shopfront with
C20 door and fascia flanked by consoles. Gauged red brick
segmental arches and dressings to flush frame sashes with
exposed boxing. INTERIOR: not inspected but noted to retain
stairs with turned balusters and column newels.
No.49: brown brick with brick 2nd floor band and cornice below
the parapet. Tiled mansard roof with dormers. 3 storeys, attic
and cellar. 3 windows. C20 reproduction wooden shopfront with
round-arched lights and panelled stallboard. Later C19
consoles flanking fascia. Gauged red brick segmental arches
and dressings to flush frame sashes with exposed boxing having
hinged sash supports. INTERIOR: not inspected but noted to be
Nos 51 & 53: stuccoed fronts with rusticated ground floors and
quoins. C20 tiled mansard roofs with dormers. 3 storeys,
attics and basements. 3 windows each. Ground floors with C20
sashes and panelled doors. Upper floors with segmental-arched,
architraved, recessed sashes with exposed boxing; 1st floor of
No.51 and 1st & 2nd floors, No.53 with gated sashes. Parapets.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
Nos 55 & 57: red brick, No.55 painted. Tiled double pitched
roofs. Brick cornices below parapets. C20 ground floor
terrazzo betting shopfrontage but No.55 retaining wooden
doorcase with pilasters and brackets carrying flat hood.
Gauged brick segmental arches to recessed sashes with exposed
boxing. At 1st floor level, centrally positioned tablet with
moulded brick cornice inscribed "Dorrington Street 1720" not
in situ.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with urn
finials to areas of Nos 51 & 53.

Listing NGR: TQ3106082184

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