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Numbers 2-24 and Attached Railings

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

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Latitude: 51.5245 / 51°31'28"N

Longitude: -0.1153 / 0°6'55"W

OS Eastings: 530847

OS Northings: 182304

OS Grid: TQ308823

Mapcode National: GBR L7.8P

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.YYF6

Plus Code: 9C3XGVFM+RV

Entry Name: Numbers 2-24 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 26 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244306

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476779

Location: Holborn and Covent Garden, Camden, London, WC1X

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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798-1/96/136 (South side)
26/02/70 Nos.2-24 (Even)
and attached railings


Includes: Nos.238A AND 238B GRAY'S INN ROAD.
Terrace of 12 houses. c1820-1826. Built by N Stallwood. Nos 2
and 4 refronted after 1850. 4 storeys and basements. 2 windows
EXTERIOR: Nos 2 & 4: yellow stock brick with stucco rusticated
quoins and dressings. Rusticated stucco ground floor with
cornice and plain band at 1st floor sill level. Plain stucco
band at 2nd floor sill level and cornice at 3rd floor sill
level. 3rd floor with stucco pilasters at angles carrying a
stucco entablature with blocking course. No.2 slightly
projecting with 2 window return to Grays Inn Road. Entrance to
No.2 on Grays Inn Road, round-arched with C20 door. Entrance
to No.4, round-arched doorway with vermiculated, rusticated
dressings, reeded surround, fanlight and panelled door. 2-pane
sashes, 1st and 2nd floors architraved; 1st floor with
console-bracketed cornices.
No.238 Grays Inn Road is a single storey projection forming
the rear of No.2 Calthorpe Street. Rusticated stucco. 2
windows. Central round-arched entrance having vermiculated
voussoirs, impost bands, double part-glazed doors and
fanlight. Flanked by round-arched windows.
Nos 6-24: yellow stock brick with evidence of tuck pointing.
Stucco 1st floor sill band and 3rd floor cornice. Left hand
end bays (Nos 23 and 24) and central bays (Nos 10-16) slightly
projecting). Round-arched ground floor openings. Doorways with
reeded surrounds, cornice-heads, patterned fanlights (except
Nos 12 & 14) and panelled doors; No.6 doorhead with Greek fret
pattern. Ground floor windows with pointed lights except No.24
with margin lights. Gauged brick flat arches to recessed
sashes on upper floors. Parapets. No.6 with lead rainwater
head and pipe.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with urn
finials to areas.
HISTORICAL NOTE: No.20 was the residence of WR Lethaby,
architect (GLC plaque).
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood,
Parish of St Pancras IV: London: -1952: 61).


798-1/96/136 Nos.238A AND 238B


See under: Nos.2-24 and attached railings CALTHORPE STREET.

Listing NGR: TQ3084882303

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