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Numbers 20 and 21 and Attached Railings

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.518 / 51°31'4"N

Longitude: -0.1229 / 0°7'22"W

OS Eastings: 530336

OS Northings: 181570

OS Grid: TQ303815

Mapcode National: GBR JB.K0

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.T3CM

Entry Name: Numbers 20 and 21 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244464

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476743

Location: Camden, London, WC1A

County: London

District: 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: Bloomsbury Way St George

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ3081NW TQ3081NW
798-1/100/111

CAMDEN
BLOOMSBURY WAY (South side)
Nos.20 AND 21 and attached railings

GV

II

2 terraced houses. c.1760, with later alterations. Darkened brick with stucco ground floor. Stone cornice at 3rd floor level. 4 storeys and basements. Between Nos 20 & 21 an original lead rainwater head and pipe. No.21: 3 windows. Wood doorcase with engaged Doric columns carrying entablature; panelled reveals and panelled door. Gauged brick flat arches to recessed sash windows, 1st floor with continuous cast-iron balcony. 2nd floor architraved. Restored parapet. INTERIOR: not inspected but noted to retain original staircase and other features. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached C19 cast-iron railings to areas. No.22: 2 windows and 5-window return (2 blind) to Barter Street. Rusticated quoins. C20 reproduction early C19 shop window. Gauged brick flat arches to recessed sash windows, 1st floor with continuous cast-iron balcony. 3rd floor and parapet restored in multi-coloured stock bricks. Return to Barter Street with plain bands at 1st and 2nd floor. Gauged brick flat arches to recessed sash windows. Centre bay projection with round-headed 1st floor window and former entrance below with pilasters, flanked by rusticated strips, supporting console bracketed canopy (altered earlier C19 for use as window). C20 glazed entrance door to left. Parapet.
INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with urn finials to areas.


Listing NGR: TQ3034981559

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

Description

TQ3081NW TQ3081NW
798-1/100/111

CAMDEN
BLOOMSBURY WAY (South side)
Nos.20 AND 21 and attached railings

GV

II

2 terraced houses. c.1760, with later alterations. Darkened brick with stucco ground floor. Stone cornice at 3rd floor level. 4 storeys and basements. Between Nos 20 & 21 an original lead rainwater head and pipe. No.21: 3 windows. Wood doorcase with engaged Doric columns carrying entablature; panelled reveals and panelled door. Gauged brick flat arches to recessed sash windows, 1st floor with continuous cast-iron balcony. 2nd floor architraved. Restored parapet. INTERIOR: not inspected but noted to retain original staircase and other features. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached C19 cast-iron railings to areas. No.22: 2 windows and 5-window return (2 blind) to Barter Street. Rusticated quoins. C20 reproduction early C19 shop window. Gauged brick flat arches to recessed sash windows, 1st floor with continuous cast-iron balcony. 3rd floor and parapet restored in multi-coloured stock bricks. Return to Barter Street with plain bands at 1st and 2nd floor. Gauged brick flat arches to recessed sash windows. Centre bay projection with round-headed 1st floor window and former entrance below with pilasters, flanked by rusticated strips, supporting console bracketed canopy (altered earlier C19 for use as window). C20 glazed entrance door to left. Parapet.
INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with urn finials to areas.


Listing NGR: TQ3034981559

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