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Numbers 44-49 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Bloomsbury, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5206 / 51°31'14"N

Longitude: -0.1258 / 0°7'32"W

OS Eastings: 530130

OS Northings: 181853

OS Grid: TQ301818

Mapcode National: GBR H9.X2

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.R1VM

Entry Name: Numbers 44-49 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 28 March 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246149

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477920

Location: Camden, London, WC1B

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Bloomsbury

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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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ3081NW RUSSELL SQUARE
798-1/100/1420 (South side)
28/03/69 Nos.44-49 (Consecutive)
and attached railings

GV II

Terrace of 6 houses, formerly a symmetrical terrace similar to
Nos 52-60 (qv); with one surviving, projecting end bay (No.44)
and central bays (Nos 47-49). c1800-03. By James Burton,
altered c1898 by PE Pilditch. Multi-coloured stock brick with
rusticated stucco ground floors and slated mansard roofs with
dormers. Later terracotta dressings.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attics and dormers. Projecting bays 4
storeys. 3 windows each, No.44 with return of 4 blind windows
to Montague Street. Round-arched doorways with pilaster-jambs,
cornice-heads, fanlights, sidelights and double panelled
doors; Nos 44, 47 and 48 with square-headed terracotta
surrounds. Recessed, architraved casement and sash windows.
1st floor with cornices and central windows with pediments;
Nos 47-49 central windows 3-light canted bays. Continuous
cast-iron balconies to 1st floor windows. Projecting bays with
3rd floor cornice and enriched frieze below. Parapets. Dormers
with terracotta cornices; projecting bays with alternating
triangular and semicircular pediments, Nos 45 and 46 with
semicircular pediments to centre dormers only.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached mid C19 cast-iron railings to
areas.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the Duke of Bedford was inspired to add
terracotta dressings to these houses following the building of
The Russell Hotel (qv).


Listing NGR: TQ3012181843

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