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Gray's Inn Square Numbers 12, 13 and 14, Gatehouse and Attached Railings

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

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Latitude: 51.5197 / 51°31'10"N

Longitude: -0.1124 / 0°6'44"W

OS Eastings: 531064

OS Northings: 181774

OS Grid: TQ310817

Mapcode National: GBR L9.XD

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.02GB

Entry Name: Gray's Inn Square Numbers 12, 13 and 14, Gatehouse and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322147

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477458

Location: Camden, London, WC1R

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 Alban Holborn

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


GRAY'S INN (East side)
Gray's Inn Square Nos.12, 13 and 14, Gatehouse and attached railings


Three terraced chambers and gatehouse fronting Gray's Inn Road.c1684-88, later restorations. Brown brick with red brick dressings. Brick bands between floors. Tiled roof.

Four storeys and cellars. Seven windows each, gatehouse two windows and No.14 plus two half windows. Stone doorcases with consoles and broken segmental pediments with ball in centre. Gauged red brick flat arches and dressings to flush frame windows with boxing and glazing bars. Wood block bracketed eaves cornice.

INTERIORS: retain some panelled rooms. All with dog-leg stair of turned balusters and square newels.

SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with urn finials to areas. Gatehouse between Nos 13 and 14: brown brick with rusticated stone ground floor. Rusticated stone quoins and stone bands. Flat arch carriage entrance with griffon carved on keystone.Windows with stone architraves and flush frames with glazing bars. Enriched modillion cornice with pediment. Gray's Inn Road elevation similar but windows have red gauged flat arches and dressings. In carriageway, windows and doorway of former C18 bookshop with frame for shutters and panelled surround.

Listing NGR: TQ3106481774

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