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42-48, Monmouth Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Holborn and Covent Garden, London

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Latitude: 51.5132 / 51°30'47"N

Longitude: -0.1273 / 0°7'38"W

OS Eastings: 530048

OS Northings: 181030

OS Grid: TQ300810

Mapcode National: GBR HC.LQ

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.R729

Entry Name: 42-48, Monmouth Street

Listing Date: 12 April 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322123

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477526

Location: Camden, London, WC2H

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Holborn and Covent Garden

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Giles-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/105/1138 (West side)
12/04/90 Nos.42-48 (Even)


Terrace of 4 houses with later shops. c1792-3. Brown stock
brick with slate mansard roofs and dormers.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attics and basements. 2 windows each. Nos
42 & 44 with late C19 wooden, pilastered shopfronts and
panelled house doors with fanlights. Nos 42 and 48 C20
shopfronts. Gauged brick segmental arches to recessed 2 and
4-pane sashes on upper floors. Coped parapet. Rear elevations
with wall stacks, 2 with angled flues and chimney surrounds;
sashes with gate stops.
INTERIORS: with closed string staircases having square section
balusters, moulded handrails and simple Doric newels; top
landing newels with extra Doric colonnette where handrails
intersect. All with moulded wood architraves. No.42, alcove
forming glazed china cabinet in front room. No.44, 1st floor
with C18 marble fireplace, 2nd floor with cornice and late C18
fireplace, 3rd floor, late C18 fireplace. No.46 with plain
dado panelling and matching door architrave, late C18 moulded
plaster cornice in 1st floor front room. No.48, 1st floor rear
left room, panelled dado and later C18 corner fireplace with
dentil cornice. Front 1st floor room with panelled dado.
HISTORICAL NOTE: these houses retain the scale and plot size
and reuse features of earlier houses on the site erected by
Thomas Neale.

Listing NGR: TQ3004681027

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