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Numbers 23-27 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Bloomsbury, Camden

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Latitude: 51.5197 / 51°31'10"N

Longitude: -0.1231 / 0°7'23"W

OS Eastings: 530317

OS Northings: 181752

OS Grid: TQ303817

Mapcode National: GBR J9.JF

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.T28C

Plus Code: 9C3XGV9G+VP

Entry Name: Numbers 23-27 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 28 February 1969

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244455

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476734

Location: Bloomsbury, Camden, London, WC1A

County: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Bloomsbury

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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798-1/100/104 (North side)
28/02/69 Nos.23-27 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.18-22 AND 23-27 (Consecutive))


5 terraced houses. 1800-1805. Designed and built by James
Burton. Multi-coloured stock brick, No.23 with rusticated
stucco ground floor.
4 storeys and basements. 3 windows each, No.23 with 4-window
return (mostly blind) to Bedford Place. Round-headed entrances
in recesses with reeded pilaster jambs carrying cornice-heads
(except No.23 which has plain stuccoed archivolt and narrow
side lights); fanlights (No.26 radial fanlight) and panelled
doors. Gauged red brick flat arches to recessed sash and, 1st
floor casement, windows, some with original glazing bars. Nos
25, 26 & 27 with patterned panes to top of casements.
Continuous cast-iron balconies at 1st floor level. Continuous
sill band at 3rd floor. Parapet.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings to areas with
urn finials, No.23 with elaborate baluster finials.
HISTORICAL NOTE: this terrace was built on the site of Bedford
House (formerly Southampton House), demolished 1799.

Listing NGR: TQ3031681755

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