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Numbers 51-55 and Attached Railings

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

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Latitude: 51.5267 / 51°31'36"N

Longitude: -0.1206 / 0°7'14"W

OS Eastings: 530472

OS Northings: 182541

OS Grid: TQ304825

Mapcode National: GBR K6.2W

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.VWLH

Entry Name: Numbers 51-55 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378668

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478002

Location: Camden, London, WC1H

County: 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


798-1/90/1442 (South side)
14/05/74 Nos.51-55 (Odd)
and attached railings


3 terraced houses. 1807-1818, altered, restored late C20.
Darkened stock brick with some later patching. Rusticated
stucco ground floors with 1st floor sill bands; Nos 51 and 55
rusticated. 3 storeys and basements. 2 windows each.
Round-arched doorways, No.53 with architrave, with fluted
attached Doric columns carrying dentil cornice-heads and
patterned radial fanlights; panelled doors. Round-arched
ground floor windows. Gauged brick flat arches to recessed
sashes; Nos 51 and 55 1st floor windows in round-arched,
shallow recesses with impost bands. No.51 1st floor windows
with architraves, No.53 with casements. Cast-iron balconies to
all 1st floor windows. Parapets; No.53 with stuccoed 2nd floor
sill band and stuccoed parapet. Right hand return of No.55
painted with early C20 advertising material.
INTERIORS: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached
cast-iron railings with tasselled spearhead finials.
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood:
London: -1952: 77).

Listing NGR: TQ3047782541

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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