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Numbers 46-63 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Cross, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5262 / 51°31'34"N

Longitude: -0.1267 / 0°7'36"W

OS Eastings: 530052

OS Northings: 182467

OS Grid: TQ300824

Mapcode National: GBR H7.Q2

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.RWDX

Entry Name: Numbers 46-63 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244103

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476858

Location: Camden, London, WC1H

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: King's Cross

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Pancras with St James and Christ Church St Pancras

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ3082SW CARTWRIGHT GARDENS
798-1/95/179 Nos.46-63 (Consecutive)
14/05/74 and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
CARTWRIGHT GARDENS
Nos.46-63 (Consecutive)
Avalon Hotel, Nat West Hostel,
Mentone Hotel, George Hotel,
Harlingford Hotel)

GV II

Terrace of 18 houses forming the southern half of a crescent.
Now occupied mostly as hotels as follows: Nos 46 & 47 Avalon
Hotel, Nos 49 & 50 Crescent Hotel, No.53 Euro Hotel, Nos 54 &
55 Mentone Hotel, No.56 Devon Hotel, No.57 Avonmore Hotel, Nos
58-60 George Hotel, Nos 61-63 Harlingford Hotel. c1809-11.
Designed and built by James Burton. Darkened stock brick
(evidence of tuck pointing) with rusticated stucco ground
floors (some gloss painted) and stucco cornice at 3rd floor
level.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and basements. 2 and 3 windows. Centre 4
and end 3 houses projecting. Round-arched doorways, (where
unaltered) with reeded jambs, cornice-heads, fanlights (some
patterned) and panelled doors. Nos 46 & 63 doorways on returns
to Burton Place and Marchmont Street; No.46 (4 windows, 3
blind) with prostyle Doric portico; No.63, 1 window above
rusticated stucco porch with subsidiary doorway to the right.
Ground floor windows round-arched, those on the projecting
bays in shallow, round-arched recesses. Gauged brick flat
arches (mostly reddened) to recessed sash windows. 1st floor
on central projecting bay, casements, one with geometrically
patterned glazing to top light. All 1st floor windows, with
continuous cast-iron balconies. Parapets.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with baluster
finials to areas.
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood,
Parish of St Pancras IV: London: -1952: 89).

Listing NGR: TQ3001082489

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

Description


CAMDEN

TQ3082SW CARTWRIGHT GARDENS
798-1/95/179 Nos.46-63 (Consecutive)
14/05/74 and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
CARTWRIGHT GARDENS
Nos.46-63 (Consecutive)
Avalon Hotel, Nat West Hostel,
Mentone Hotel, George Hotel,
Harlingford Hotel)

GV II

Terrace of 18 houses forming the southern half of a crescent.
Now occupied mostly as hotels as follows: Nos 46 & 47 Avalon
Hotel, Nos 49 & 50 Crescent Hotel, No.53 Euro Hotel, Nos 54 &
55 Mentone Hotel, No.56 Devon Hotel, No.57 Avonmore Hotel, Nos
58-60 George Hotel, Nos 61-63 Harlingford Hotel. c1809-11.
Designed and built by James Burton. Darkened stock brick
(evidence of tuck pointing) with rusticated stucco ground
floors (some gloss painted) and stucco cornice at 3rd floor
level.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and basements. 2 and 3 windows. Centre 4
and end 3 houses projecting. Round-arched doorways, (where
unaltered) with reeded jambs, cornice-heads, fanlights (some
patterned) and panelled doors. Nos 46 & 63 doorways on returns
to Burton Place and Marchmont Street; No.46 (4 windows, 3
blind) with prostyle Doric portico; No.63, 1 window above
rusticated stucco porch with subsidiary doorway to the right.
Ground floor windows round-arched, those on the projecting
bays in shallow, round-arched recesses. Gauged brick flat
arches (mostly reddened) to recessed sash windows. 1st floor
on central projecting bay, casements, one with geometrically
patterned glazing to top light. All 1st floor windows, with
continuous cast-iron balconies. Parapets.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with baluster
finials to areas.
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood,
Parish of St Pancras IV: London: -1952: 89).

Listing NGR: TQ3001082489

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