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Numbers 12-26 and Attached Railings

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

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Latitude: 51.5283 / 51°31'41"N

Longitude: -0.1167 / 0°7'0"W

OS Eastings: 530740

OS Northings: 182723

OS Grid: TQ307827

Mapcode National: GBR K6.YB

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.XVP8

Entry Name: Numbers 12-26 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 25 October 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322172

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477389

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: Holy Cross Cromer Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/91/511 (North side)
25/10/71 Nos.12-26 (Even)
and attached railings


Terrace of 8 houses. c1827-32. By William Cubitt. Stucco. Nos
20-24 with slated mansard roofs and dormers. Irregular terrace
with projecting end bays and central bay.
Projecting bays (Nos 12, 18 & 26): 4 storeys and basements. 1
window each. Rusticated stucco ground floors and plain stucco
1st floor sill bands. Square-headed doorways with panelled
jambs, cornice-heads, fanlights and panelled doors. Paired
pilasters with enriched capitals rise through 1st and 2nd
floors to support an entablature at 3rd floor level
(simplified on No.26). 1st floor windows with cast-iron
balconies; Nos 12 & 18 with 4-light windows and No.26 with
tripartite sash. 2nd floor, recessed sashes with sill band.
Nos 12 & 18 3rd floors with paired pilasters flanking recessed
sashes and carrying cornice and blocking course. No.26 with
paired pilaster strips rising to the top of the parapet and
flanking a C20 window. Recessed bays (Nos 14, 16 and 20-24): 3
storeys and basements; Nos 20-24 with attics. 2 windows each.
Square-headed doorways with panelled jambs, cornice-heads,
fanlights and panelled doors. 1st and 2nd floor sill bands.
Recessed sashes; lst floor with cast-iron balconies. No.20
with cast-iron foliated and floral window guard on ground
floor. Nos 14 and 16, entablature and blocking course. Nos
20-24 entablature without cornice.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with bud
finials to areas.
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood,
Parish of St Pancras IV: London: -1952: 64).

Listing NGR: TQ3074082723

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