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Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain and Ireland and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Bloomsbury, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5215 / 51°31'17"N

Longitude: -0.1279 / 0°7'40"W

OS Eastings: 529978

OS Northings: 181950

OS Grid: TQ299819

Mapcode National: GBR H8.FR

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.Q0QX

Entry Name: Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain and Ireland and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477917

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

TQ2981NE RUSSELL SQUARE
798-1/99/1418 (West side)
14/05/74 No.30
Institute of Chemistry of Great
Britain & Ireland and attached
railings

GV II

Institute of Chemistry. 1913-14. By Sir JJ Burnet. Brown brick
with stone dressings. 3 storeys (4 to left of entrance), attic
and semi-basement. 7 windows with 3-window return to Russell
Square. Square-headed entrance in stone surround with open
segmental pediment and seated figure of Sir Joseph Priestley;
heavy panelled door. Square-headed, recessed sash windows,
those right of the entrance round-headed in shallow arched
recesses with keystones and linked by stone impost bands. Sash
above entrance round-headed with carved stone wreath in head.
1st floor windows to left of door with stone sill band and
balconies. 3rd floor stone sill band. Bracketed cornice and
parapet. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES:
attached cast-iron railings with urn finials to areas.

Listing NGR: TQ2997881950

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

Description


CAMDEN

TQ2981NE RUSSELL SQUARE
798-1/99/1418 (West side)
14/05/74 No.30
Institute of Chemistry of Great
Britain & Ireland and attached
railings

GV II

Institute of Chemistry. 1913-14. By Sir JJ Burnet. Brown brick
with stone dressings. 3 storeys (4 to left of entrance), attic
and semi-basement. 7 windows with 3-window return to Russell
Square. Square-headed entrance in stone surround with open
segmental pediment and seated figure of Sir Joseph Priestley;
heavy panelled door. Square-headed, recessed sash windows,
those right of the entrance round-headed in shallow arched
recesses with keystones and linked by stone impost bands. Sash
above entrance round-headed with carved stone wreath in head.
1st floor windows to left of door with stone sill band and
balconies. 3rd floor stone sill band. Bracketed cornice and
parapet. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES:
attached cast-iron railings with urn finials to areas.

Listing NGR: TQ2997881950

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