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Numbers 5-9 and Attached Railings to Number 8

A Grade II Listed Building in Bloomsbury, London

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Latitude: 51.5182 / 51°31'5"N

Longitude: -0.1336 / 0°8'0"W

OS Eastings: 529598

OS Northings: 181566

OS Grid: TQ295815

Mapcode National: GBR G9.5Y

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.M3RH

Entry Name: Numbers 5-9 and Attached Railings to Number 8

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113260

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477738

Location: Camden, London, W1T

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Bloomsbury

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


798-1/99/1294 (South side)
14/05/74 Nos.5-9 (Consecutive)
and attached railings to No.8


5 terraced houses with later shops. 1764-1770, altered. Built
by W Franks and W Reeves. Multi-coloured stock brick with
slated mansard roofs and dormers. Stucco 1st floor sill and
floor bands, except No.5. Stone cornices.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attics and basements. 3 windows each;
No.6, 2 windows. Gauged brick flat arches (mostly reddened) to
recessed sash windows, most with original glazing bars.
No.5: rusticated stucco ground floor, now painted. C20 shop
window. Round-arched doorway with fanlight and panelled door.
No.6: rusticated stucco ground floor, now painted. C20
shopfrontage. Square-head doorway with rectangular fanlight
and panelled door.
No.7: rusticated stucco ground floor, now painted. C20 shop
window with C19 filigree ironwork head. Square-headed doorway
with fanlight and panelled double doors. 1st floor centre
window elongated.
No.8: painted ground floor. Round-arched doorway with panelled
jambs, cornice-head, radial patterned fanlight and panelled
door. 1st floor centre window elongated.
No.9: painted ground floor. C20 ground floor frontage.
Round-arched doorway with wooden doorcase; pilasters carrying
enriched console-bracketed soffit; fanlight and panelled door.
INTERIORS: not inspected but No.8 noted to retain panelled
ground floor front room and hall.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with torch
flambe finials and cast-iron lamp brackets flanking entrance
to No.8.
(Survey of London: Vol. XXI, Tottenham Court Road and
Neighbourhood, St Pancras III: London: -1949: 7-11).

Listing NGR: TQ2959881566

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