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Latitude: 51.5236 / 51°31'24"N
Longitude: -0.1416 / 0°8'29"W
OS Eastings: 529023
OS Northings: 182157
OS Grid: TQ290821
Mapcode National: GBR D8.C0
Mapcode Global: VHGQS.HYHW
Plus Code: 9C3XGVF5+C9
Entry Name: J Evans and Attached Railings
Listing Date: 15 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245251
English Heritage Legacy ID: 477024
Location: Bloomsbury, Camden, London, W1T
Electoral Ward/Division: Bloomsbury
Built-Up Area: Camden
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: All Souls Langham Place
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ2982SW CONWAY STREET
798-1/93/278 (West side)
J Evans and attached railings
Terraced house and shop. Built c1793; shopfront of c1916; top
2 storeys rebuilt mid-C20. Flemish bond brick; roof not
visible; brick stacks. Double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys. 2 windows and 2-window return (1 blind)
to Warren Street. Fine dairy shopfront. "J. EVANS/DAIRY
FARMER" is painted on gilded glass fascia above shopfront
which has semicircular arch over 6-panelled door with
decorative fanlight to left, and half-glazed door with
overlight to street corner flanked by segmental-arched
plate-glass shop windows which are set in a glazed blue tile
surround with white tile panels beneath windows and Art
Nouveau floral decoration to white tile strips flanking
openings. Ground floor to right facing Warren Street has
channelled stucco with 2 square-headed C20 casement windows.
Flat brick arches to C20 casement windows on upper storeys.
INTERIOR: shop has white glazed tile walls and original marble
shop counter with hand-painted pastoral scenes set in blue
tile frames beneath.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings to areas.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the Post Office Directory records the arrival
of "J. Evans, dairyman" in 1916. The shop is one of the best
surviving examples of a Welsh dairy, common in London in early
C20 but now extremely rare. The tilework in this example is
Listing NGR: TQ2902382155
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