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Numbers 61 to 66 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Bloomsbury, Camden

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Latitude: 51.5226 / 51°31'21"N

Longitude: -0.1241 / 0°7'26"W

OS Eastings: 530243

OS Northings: 182081

OS Grid: TQ302820

Mapcode National: GBR J8.9C

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.SZSM

Plus Code: 9C3XGVFG+39

Entry Name: Numbers 61 to 66 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 8 June 1990

Last Amended: 8 June 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477962

Location: Bloomsbury, Camden, London, WC1N

County: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Bloomsbury

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St George Queen Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/95/720 Nos.61-66 (Consecutive)
08/06/90 and attached railings


Terrace of 6 houses, now a hotel and houses. c1793-9. Built by
James Burton. Flemish bond brick; front of Nos 61 to 63 partly
rebuilt after damage in World War II. Welsh slate roof having
brick ridge and end stacks. Double-depth plan.
Nos 61-65: 4 storeys and basement, symmetrical 15-window
range. Doorways; No.61 has C20 panelled door set in mid C19
semicircular arched stucco surround, Nos 62 & 63 have late C18
fielded 6-panelled doors set in similar surrounds with late
C18 fluted and reeded architraves, Nos 64 & 65 have flat
arches over late C19 panelled doors set in ground floor of
channelled stucco. Gauged brick flat arches to tall 1st floor
C20 casements and plate-glass sashes. Continuous stucco sill
bands beneath 1st and 3rd floor windows. Plain stone coped
parapet. Late C18 sashes with glazing bars to rear of Nos 64 &
65. INTERIORS: retain late C18 dog-leg staircases with stick
balusters set on open strings with fret-cut brackets and
wreathed mahogany handrails. Late C18 enriched and modillioned
plaster cornices survive in most rooms; mid C19 marble
fireplace in 1st floor room of No.61; Nos 64 & 65 also retain
late C18 shutters and panelled doors set in moulded and reeded
architraves. Late C18 fireplaces noted to survive in some
rooms which could not be inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES:
attached wrought-iron railings with urn finials to front.
No.66: 4 storeys and basement. 3 windows. Ground floor of
channelled stucco. Flat arch to doorway with late C19 panelled
door with overlight. Ground floor sashes with flat arches and
late C19 plate-glass. Upper floors have gauged brick flat
arches to late C19 4-pane plate-glass sashes; 3rd floor stucco
sill band. Stone coped parapet. To rear, late C18 sashes.
INTERIOR: not inspected but noted as having late C18/early C19
dog-leg staircase with turned balusters.
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood,
Parish of St Pancras IV: London: -1952: 32).

Listing NGR: TQ3024682083

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

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