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Number 41 to 61 and Attached Railings

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5217 / 51°31'18"N

Longitude: -0.1205 / 0°7'13"W

OS Eastings: 530494

OS Northings: 181980

OS Grid: TQ304819

Mapcode National: GBR K8.3P

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.V0NT

Entry Name: Number 41 to 61 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477659

Location: Camden, London, WC1N

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 George Queen Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ3081NW GREAT ORMOND STREET
798-1/100/672 (South side)
24/10/51 Nos.41-61 (Odd)
and attached railings

GV II

11 terraced houses. c1704-08. No.61, earlier C19.
Multi-coloured stock brick with bands between floors (except
No.51) and some red brick dressings. No.47, stucco with
channelled ground floor; Nos 53-59, stucco ground floors. Nos
43, 47, 49, 55, 57 and 59, slated roofs (Nos 47, 55, 57 and 59
mansard roofs); remainder, tiled roofs. All with dormers.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attics and basements. 3 windows each
except Nos 47, 51 and 61 with 2 windows each, and No.49 with
extra 2 windows above vehicle entrance to Ormond Close.
Parapets.
No.41: elaborately carved (foliated pattern) wooden doorcase
with half Ionic pilasters and large foliated consoles carrying
a projecting cornice; rectangular fanlight and panelled door.
Gauged red brick flat arches to recessed sashes.
No.43: wooden architraved doorcase with carved consoles
carrying a cornice; rectangular fanlight and panelled floor.
Gauged red brick flat arches to flush frame sashes with
exposed boxing.
No.45: earlier C19 shopfront with Corinthian pilasters
carrying entablature with dentil cornice; central shop door
part-glazed with rectangular fanlight. House doorway with
rectangular fanlight and panelled door. Gauged red brick flat
arches to flush frame sashes with exposed boxing.
No.47: round-arched doorway with large stucco keystone,
patterned fanlight and panelled door. Recessed sash windows;
1st floor with cast-iron balconies.
No.49: late C19 shopfront with elaborate consoles flanking a
cornice; tripartite sash shop window. Fine wooden doorcase
with engaged columns, Tower of Winds capitals and mutule open
pediment, panelled reveals to round-arched doorway with radial
patterned fanlight and panelled door. Gauged red brick flat
arches to recessed sashes; those over vehicle entrance, flush
with exposed boxing.
No.51: 1704 by John Ragdall, carpenter. Mid C19 shopfront with
entablature with dentil cornice supported by console brackets;
slightly bowed window with small panes. Shop doorway with
rectangular fanlight and part-glazed door; house doorway with
rectangular fanlight and panelled door. Gauged brick flat
arches to recessed sashes.


No.53: 1704. Square-headed doorway with fluted frieze and
plain cornice; fanlight and panelled door. Gauged red brick
flat arches to flush frame sashes with exposed boxing.
Nos 55 & 57: 1704 by Simon Betts, carpenter. Wooden
architraved doorcases with carved consoles carrying cornices;
doors and ground floor windows currently bricked up. Flush
frame sashes with exposed boxing.
No.59: 1704. Wooden doorcase with slim pilasters and console
brackets supporting a projecting cornice. Panelled reveals to
square-headed doorway with recessed panelled door. Gauged red
brick flat arches to flush frame sashes with exposed boxing;
1st floor with cast-iron balconies.
No.61: round-arched ground floor openings; doorway with
fanlight and panelled door. Gauged brick flat arches to
recessed sashes; 1st floor in shallow, round-arched recesses,
with cast-iron balconies.
INTERIORS: not inspected but Nos 55 & 57 noted to retain good
panelling.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: all except Nos 45 and 51 with attached
cast-iron railings with urn and torch flambe finials to areas.

Listing NGR: TQ3046481963

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