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Number 17 and Attached Railings

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

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Latitude: 51.5203 / 51°31'12"N

Longitude: -0.116 / 0°6'57"W

OS Eastings: 530812

OS Northings: 181831

OS Grid: TQ308818

Mapcode National: GBR L9.36

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.Y11W

Plus Code: 9C3XGVCM+4J

Entry Name: Number 17 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244575

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476658

Location: Holborn and Covent Garden, Camden, London, WC1R

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: Bloomsbury Way St George

Church of England Diocese: London

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798-1/101/1813 (East side)
24/10/51 No.17
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1-9 AND 11-17 (Consecutive))


Terraced house, now offices. Built 1717-18 by Robert Burford,
carpenter, on land granted to him and George Devall, plumber,
by Dame Margaret Skipwith in 1716. Brown brick, roof not seen
behind parapet.
3 windows wide, 4 storeys, attic and basement. 2 rooms deep
with closet wing. Brick band at first floor level. Gauged red
brick arches to flush frame sash windows. Wood architraved
doorcase with good carved brackets, panelled soffits to flat
hoods, patterned fanlight and panelled door.
INTERIOR: panelled entrance and staircase hall. Corinthian
pilaster forming inner arch. Early C19 stair rises to second
floor, with stick balusters and continuous handrail; it
retains early C18 dado panelling with Corinthian pilaster
strips up to first floor. Third floor reached by closed string
stair with turned balusters. Ground floor opened as a single
room, with early C19 Tuscan columns. Second floor front rooms
retain ovolo-moulded panelling and box cornices.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: cast-iron railings with finials.

Listing NGR: TQ3081281831

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