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Latitude: 51.518 / 51°31'4"N
Longitude: -0.1111 / 0°6'39"W
OS Eastings: 531157
OS Northings: 181586
OS Grid: TQ311815
Mapcode National: GBR MB.60
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.134N
Entry Name: Number 4, 5 and 6 and Attached Pump
Listing Date: 24 October 1951
Last Amended: 1 February 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246100
English Heritage Legacy ID: 454469
Location: City of London, London, EC1N
District: City and County of the 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
STAPLE INN (North side),
Nos.4, 5 AND 6 and attached pump
(Formerly Listed as: CAMDEN STAPLE INN Nos. 4-6 (Consecutive))
Three terraced chambers formed by the rear of Nos 337 and 338 High Holborn and Nos 1-4 Holborn Bars (qv). They form the north side of a courtyard. c1586 but altered in C18 and refaced in brick 1826. Restored by Alfred Waterhouse c1886. Extensively reconstructed in 1937, probably by Stuart W Spiller, to preserve north facades. Brown brick with moulded brick cornice at 2nd floor level and plain brick band at lst floor. Tiled roof with dormers. 4 storeys, attics and semi-basement. 12 window range. Doorway of No. 4 with stone surround with pulvinated frieze (with apron tablet over centre) and cornice with ball above. Entrance to Nos 5 & 6 beneath asymmetrically placed entrance arch from Holborn Bars. Arch with rusticated surround topped by a plain stone band. Slightly projecting bay above with Venetian window to 1st floor and tripartite sash to 2nd. Gauged flat brick arches to flush frame sashes. Parapet.
INTERIORS: not inspected. The chambers are listed Grade I for their Holborn fronts.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURE: attached water pump to No.6, dated 1937. Lead. Panelled design with pediment and central spout with quatrefoil surround. Base of 3 brick and stone bowed and shaped steps.
Formerly Listed in the LB of Camden. Since 1 April 1994 Staple Inn has been within the City of London.
Listing NGR: TQ3116481585
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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