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Latitude: 51.5265 / 51°31'35"N
Longitude: -0.1452 / 0°8'42"W
OS Eastings: 528763
OS Northings: 182469
OS Grid: TQ287824
Mapcode National: GBR C6.KZ
Mapcode Global: VHGQS.FWKP
Plus Code: 9C3XGVG3+HW
Entry Name: Numbers 1-10 and Attached Railings
Listing Date: 14 May 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244289
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476790
Location: Camden, London, NW1
Electoral Ward/Division: Regent's Park
Built-Up Area: Camden
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Mary Magdalene Munster Sq.
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ2882SE CAMBRIDGE GATE
798-1/92/142 (East side)
14/05/74 Nos.1-10 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
Terrace of 10 houses. 1875-77. By T Archer and A Green. Built
by Stanley G Bird. Bath stone; slated mansard roofs with
dormers. Large slab chimney-stacks. 4 storeys, attics and
basements. Symmetrical terrace in French Renaissance style
with projecting end bays (Nos 1 & 10).
EXTERIOR: each house with 1 window each side of a 3-window
bay. Windows mostly recessed casements with enriched panels
over. Square-headed doorways with enriched half glazed doors
and fanlights (some with enriched cast-iron grilles). Nos 1 &
10 with prostyle porticoes. Canted window bays rise through
lower 3 storeys with bracketed cornices and central pediments
with pierced parapets over. Ground floor with pilasters
carrying entablature with continuous balustraded parapet at
1st floor level. Console-bracketed balcony with balustrade at
2nd floor level with cast-iron balconies to bay windows. 3rd
floor, 3 windows separated by pilasters above bay windows,
with 1 window each side. Bracketed cornice and parapet. Above
bay window bays, large dormers of single round-arched light
with keystone, topped by segmental pediment and flanked by
scrolls. End houses with attic storeys above cornice and tall
mansard roofs enriched with cast-iron railings and large
palmettes. Nos 8 & 9 with blind boxes. Left hand return with
8-light cast-iron conservatory bay window on bracketed stone
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached, cast-iron panelled railings
with floral motif to areas.
HISTORICAL NOTE: this terrace was built on the site of the
Colosseum (1824-6, demolished 1875) by Decimus Burton.
(Survey of London: Vol. XIX, Old St Pancras and Kentish Town
(St Pancras II): London: -1938: 123).
Listing NGR: TQ2877482474
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