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Number 33 and Attached Railings

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

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Latitude: 51.5217 / 51°31'18"N

Longitude: -0.1218 / 0°7'18"W

OS Eastings: 530403

OS Northings: 181986

OS Grid: TQ304819

Mapcode National: GBR J8.TN

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.T0ZR

Plus Code: 9C3XGVCH+M7

Entry Name: Number 33 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139093

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477824

Location: Holborn and Covent Garden, Camden, London, WC1N

County: 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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798-1/100/1363 (East side)
14/05/74 No.33
and attached railings


Terraced house. Probably late C18, altered c1890 for St
Catherine's Convent (allegedly by JD Sedding) and restored
after a fire early C20. Yellow stock brick with stone 1st
floor sill band and 3rd floor modillion cornice. 4 storeys and
basement. 3 windows. Doorcase of c1890, probably of stone (now
painted) with console-bracketed cornice, broken segmental
pediment containing an orb and cross, and roundels with
emblems of St Catherine's Convent in spandrels above round
arch of doorway. Panelled door with legend above 'In Omnibus
Glorificetur Deus' and fanlight. Gauged brick flat arches to
recessed sashes; ground floor in red brick round-arched
shallow recesses with moulded impost bands. Parapet. Lead
rainwater head. INTERIOR retaining original plan form but now
bare of Georgian decorative features.
Behind the house, the former convent chapel (now hospital
laundry), probably by Sedding, c1890. Stock brick walls and
shallow pitched roof, nave with two passage aisles and small
north transept. Simple late Gothic style with tracery in end
windows and in north window of transept chapel. INTERIOR
entirely subdivided for laundry but with some dado panelling
remaining and stained glass in transept window.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with torch
flambe finials to areas.
HISTORICAL NOTE: St Catherine's Convent was a branch of the
Anglican convent of the Society of St Margaret, East
Grinstead. The sisters became Roman Catholics c1900 and the
convent was then shut.

Listing NGR: TQ3040381986

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