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Numbers 21-39 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Cross, London

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Latitude: 51.5273 / 51°31'38"N

Longitude: -0.1177 / 0°7'3"W

OS Eastings: 530669

OS Northings: 182606

OS Grid: TQ306826

Mapcode National: GBR K6.QP

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.XW32

Entry Name: Numbers 21-39 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 25 October 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246998

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476609

Location: Camden, London, WC1X

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: King's Cross

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


CAMDEN

TQ3082NE AMPTON STREET
798-1/91/46 (South side)
25/10/71 Nos.21-39 (Odd)
and attached railings

GV II

Terrace of 10 houses. c1819-23. By Thomas Cubitt. Symmetrical
terrace with slightly projecting central block (Nos 27-33).
Nos 21-25 & 35-39: yellow stock brick and stucco ground floor
with plain stucco 1st floor sill band. 3 storeys and
basements. 2 windows each. Round-arched ground floor openings.
Doorways with pilaster-jambs, cornice-heads, fanlights (No.37
radial patterned) and panelled doors. Nos 23 & 37 ground floor
sashes with pointed lights. Upper floors with gauged brick
arches to recessed sashes; 1st floor No.35 with cast-iron
balconies. Parapets; Nos 35-39 stuccoed. Nos 27-33: stucco
with plain 1st floor band. 3 storeys and basements. 1 window
each, upper floors in slightly projecting bays. Round-arched
ground floor openings. Doorways with pilaster-jambs,
cornice-heads, Nos 29-33 patterned fanlights, and panelled
doors. No.33 ground floor sash with pointed lights. 1st floor
windows of 4 lights, with cast-iron balconies, in shallow,
segmental-arched recesses. 2nd floor, tripartite sashes in
shallow, segmental-arched recesses. Parapets.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with urn
finials to areas. HISTORICAL NOTE: No.33 was the home of
Thomas Carlyle (LCC plaque).
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood,
Parish of St Pancras IV: London: -1952: 63).

Listing NGR: TQ3066982606

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