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Eighteen Lamp Posts on the Forecourt of the British Museum

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

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Latitude: 51.5186 / 51°31'6"N

Longitude: -0.1259 / 0°7'33"W

OS Eastings: 530131

OS Northings: 181628

OS Grid: TQ301816

Mapcode National: GBR H9.XS

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.R3T5

Entry Name: Eighteen Lamp Posts on the Forecourt of the British Museum

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477884

Location: Camden, London, WC1B

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: Bloomsbury Way St George

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/100/698 (North side)
14/05/74 Eighteen lamp posts in the forecourt
of the British Museum


18 lamp posts. Mid C19. Elaborate cast-iron lamp posts of
Rochester type with ladder bars. On stone plinths, the 4
opposite the portico having 3 globes each.

Listing NGR: TQ3013181628

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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