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Numbers 28, 29 and 30 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Bloomsbury, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5185 / 51°31'6"N

Longitude: -0.1334 / 0°8'0"W

OS Eastings: 529608

OS Northings: 181609

OS Grid: TQ296816

Mapcode National: GBR G9.6T

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.M3V6

Entry Name: Numbers 28, 29 and 30 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113265

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477743

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


CAMDEN

TQ2981NE PERCY STREET
798-1/99/1299 (North side)
14/05/74 Nos.28, 29 AND 30
and attached railings

GV II

3 terraced houses. Built 1766-1770, altered. Nos 28 and 29
have been refaced. Built by W Franks, W Richmond, H Roydhouse
and J Pritchet.
No.28: brown brick, stucco ground floor with plain bands at
1st floor and 1st floor sill levels. 4 storeys (3rd floor
later addition) and basement. 2 windows. Round-arched doorway
with wooden doorcase with pilasters carrying enriched
console-bracketed entablature; fanlight and panelled door with
lion mask knocker. Gauged red brick flat arches to slightly
recessed sash windows with exposed boxing and glazing bars.
C20 stone cornice at 3rd floor level. Parapet. INTERIOR: not
inspected.
No.29: multi-coloured stock brick, stucco ground floor with
plain bands at 1st floor and 1st floor sill levels. 4 storeys
(3rd floor later addition) and basement. 3 windows.
Round-arched doorway with reeded 1/4 round reveals, cornice
head, patterned fanlight and panelled double door with lion
mask knocker. Gauged red brick flat arches to recessed sash
windows, most with original glazing bars. Stone cornice at 3rd
floor level. Parapet. INTERIOR: panelled hall and stone
staircase with foliated wrought-iron balustrade. Attic stair
with Chinese Chippendale style balustrade. Ground floor front
room panelled in 1740s style with carved egg-and-dart
framework throughout; panelled doors have similar carving.
Distyle-in-antis Ionic screen and dentil box cornice to
moulded plaster ceiling. Column flanked chimney piece. Two 1st
floor rooms with heavy cornices.
No.30: multi-coloured stock brick, refaced above 2nd floor
with stone cornice replaced by brick band below parapet.
Slated mansard roof with dormers. Stucco bands at 1st floor
and 1st floor sill levels. 3 storeys, attic and basement. 3
windows. Doorway with wooden Ionic doorcase with broken
pediment, round-arched fanlight and panelled door with lion
mask knocker. Margin light to left of doorcase. Gauged red
brick flat arches to recessed C20 sash windows. INTERIOR:
panelled hall and stone staircase with foliated wrought-iron
balustrade. Ground floor front room panelled.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with torch
flambe finials.


(Survey of London: Vol. XXI, Tottenham Court Road and
Neighbourhood, St Pancras III: London: -1949: 7-11).

Listing NGR: TQ2960881609

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