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Latitude: 51.5301 / 51°31'48"N
Longitude: -0.1219 / 0°7'18"W
OS Eastings: 530375
OS Northings: 182913
OS Grid: TQ303829
Mapcode National: GBR J5.SP
Mapcode Global: VHGQS.TSYX
Entry Name: Numbers 1-7 and Attached Railings
Listing Date: 14 May 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244500
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476720
Location: Camden, London, WC1H
Electoral Ward/Division: King's Cross
Built-Up Area: Camden
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Holy Cross Cromer Street
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ3082NW BIRKENHEAD STREET
798-1/90/93 (East side)
14/05/74 Nos.1-7 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
Terrace of 7 houses. c1827-32. Built by W Forrester Bray,
altered. Yellow stock brick, No.1 with stucco ground floor.
No.6 painted with rusticated stucco ground floor. Plain stucco
1st floor sill bands.
3 storeys and basements; Nos 1, 5 & 6 with attic dormers. Nos
1 & 7, 3 windows each; Nos 2-6, 2 windows each. Round-arched
ground floor openings. Doorways of Nos 1, 2 & 4 with fanlights
and panelled doors; doorway of No.3 converted for use as a
window. Doorways of Nos 5 & 6 with fluted quarter Doric
columns carrying cornice-heads; fanlights (No.6 patterned) and
panelled doors. Doorway of No.7 with stucco surround and
pilaster-jambs carrying cornice-head and fanlight. No.1 with
mews entrance. Gauged brick flat arches to recessed sashes;
1st floor in shallow arched recesses (No.1 linked by impost
bands). Nos 5 & 7 1st floor windows with cast-iron balconies,
No.5 with wrought-iron sign bracket. Parapets.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with mostly
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood,
Parish of St Pancras IV: London: -1952: 109).
Listing NGR: TQ3037582913
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