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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246149
English Heritage Legacy ID: 477920
Location: Camden, London, WC1B
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
TQ3081NW RUSSELL SQUARE
798-1/100/1420 (South side)
28/03/69 Nos.44-49 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
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
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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