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Staple Inn Buildings North and South and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in City of London, City of London

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Latitude: 51.518 / 51°31'4"N

Longitude: -0.1115 / 0°6'41"W

OS Eastings: 531129

OS Northings: 181587

OS Grid: TQ311815

Mapcode National: GBR MB.30

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.03XM

Plus Code: 9C3XGV9Q+5C

Entry Name: Staple Inn Buildings North and South and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Last Amended: 1 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245623

English Heritage Legacy ID: 453240

Location: Farringdon, City of London, London, WC1V

County: City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Farringdon Without

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Alban Holborn

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


HIGH HOLBORN (South side)
Nos. 335 AND 336 Staple Inn Buildings North and South and attached railings

(Formerly Listed as: CAMDEN HIGH HOLBORN (South side) Nos. 335 AND 336 Staple Inn Buildings North and South)

Offices. c1903 with later shop, by Alfred Waterhouse. Red brick with terracotta dressings and granite faced ground floor. Slate roof Jacobean style.

High Holborn frontage (No. 335) five storeys and attic. Three window bays with two lights each under a gable with dormer and scrolled pediment. Irregular 12 bay return. Polygonal corner turret with pedimented loops, arched openings at fourth floor level and slated and lead pinnacle with gabled windows. C20 ground floor shop front. Transom and mullion windows; the second, third, and 4th storeys with pilaster and cornice treatment with enriched aprons below attic and third and fourth storeys.

No. 336 similar to No.335 with two storeys, four bay extension at north end with hall at first floor level with pedimented windows and bracketed parapet above, and added ground floor windows below. Segmental bowed entrances with Doric columns in antis. South elevation to Staple Inn with terracotta plaque dated 1901 between two windows at ground floor level, a four-light oriel over, the top storey having three square-headed lights in arched openings under a gable with slit light.

INTERIORS: not inspected.

SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought iron railings to areas.

Formerly listed in the LB of Camden. Since 1 April 1994 Staple Inn has been part of the City of London.

Listing NGR: TQ3113281585

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

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