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Numbers 54-58 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Cross, London

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Latitude: 51.5299 / 51°31'47"N

Longitude: -0.1222 / 0°7'19"W

OS Eastings: 530355

OS Northings: 182894

OS Grid: TQ303828

Mapcode National: GBR J5.QR

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.TTS1

Plus Code: 9C3XGVHH+X4

Entry Name: Numbers 54-58 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244501

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476721

Location: King's Cross, Camden, London, WC1H

County: London

District: Camden

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

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798-1/90/94 (West side)
14/05/74 Nos.54-58 (Consecutive)
and attached railings


Terrace of 5 houses, Nos 54-56 now hotels. c1834-49. Built by
W Forrester Bray, restored late C20. Yellow stock brick with
later patching. Nos 54 & 55, red brick parapets. No.56
painted. Stucco ground floors to Nos 54-56. Plain stucco 1st
floor sill bands. Slated mansard roofs with dormers.
Round-arched ground floor openings. No.54, single storey,
stucco portico extension on return; round-arched doorway with
fluted Doric three-quarter columns carrying cornice-head;
fanlight and panelled door. Nos 55-57, architraved doorways
with pilaster-jambs carrying cornice-heads with fanlights
(No.57 patterned); panelled doors (No.56 C20). No.58, doorway
with fluted Doric quarter columns carrying cornice; patterned
fanlight and panelled door. Gauged-brick flat arches to
recessed sashes; 1st floor in shallow arched recesses.
Cast-iron balconies to 1st floor windows. Parapets.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with bud and
other finials to areas.
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood,
Parish of St Pancras IV: London: -1952: 109).

Listing NGR: TQ3035582894

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