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Latitude: 51.5184 / 51°31'6"N
Longitude: -0.1214 / 0°7'17"W
OS Eastings: 530440
OS Northings: 181616
OS Grid: TQ304816
Mapcode National: GBR J9.XV
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.V35B
Entry Name: Numbers 1-29 and Attached Screen
Listing Date: 14 May 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1378665
English Heritage Legacy ID: 477999
Location: Camden, London, WC1A
Electoral Ward/Division: Holborn and Covent Garden
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
TQ3081NW SICILIAN AVENUE
798-1/100/1439 (South side)
14/05/74 Nos.1-29 (Odd)
and attached screen
Shopping parade with offices (formerly flats) over. 1906-10.
By RJ Worley. For the Bedford Estate. Red brick with white
terracotta dressings and 1st floor.
EXTERIOR: 5 storeys 14 1/2 window bays plus a projecting oriel
on return to Bloomsbury Square with 2 bays. Ground floor with
later C20 shopfronts separated by Corinthian columns on
plinths carrying an entablature with plain terracotta frieze
at 2nd floor level. Pilasters at either end. 1st floor with 4
and 2-light square-headed casement windows with mullions plus
an oriel window on the 4th bay in from Southampton Row. 2nd,
3rd and 4th floors with canted transom and mullion bay
windows, flanked by 2-light transom and mullion windows and
bowed oriel windows rising from the 2nd floor. End bays with
2-light windows. All windows with small leaded panes, some
with shields. Projecting oriel of 7 lights, with transoms and
mullions, from 2nd to 4th floor. Beneath, an arched entrance
with 4 large brackets supporting a cornice over. Projecting
modillion cornice surmounted by a balustrade. Tall slab
INTERIORS: not inspected.
Attached to No.29 is a screen across the Avenue. 2 Ionic
columns on plinths carrying an entablature with the words
"Sicilian Avenue" on the frieze, surmounted by a balustrade
with urns on the 2 central piers.
Nos 1-29 (odd) Sicilian Avenue form a homogeneous development
with Nos 6-20 (even) Sicilian Avenue (qv), Nos 15-23 (odd)
Southampton Row (qv), Nos 25-35 (odd) and 35A Southampton Row
(qv) and Nos 1-6 Vernon Place (qv).
(Harwood E & Saint A: Exploring England's Heritage, London:
Listing NGR: TQ3044681612
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