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Numbers 1-8 and Attached Railings

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

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Latitude: 51.5182 / 51°31'5"N

Longitude: -0.1217 / 0°7'18"W

OS Eastings: 530420

OS Northings: 181587

OS Grid: TQ304815

Mapcode National: GBR J9.TY

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.V30H

Plus Code: 9C3XGV9H+78

Entry Name: Numbers 1-8 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378772

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478125

Location: Holborn and Covent Garden, Camden, London, WC1A

County: 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: Bloomsbury Way St George

Church of England Diocese: London

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798-1/100/1471 (East side)
24/10/51 Nos.1-8 (Consecutive)
and attached railings


Terrace of 8 houses. c1785-63. Probably under the direction of
Henry Flitcroft. Darkened multi-coloured stock brick with a
stone band at 1st floor level. Tiled mansard roofs with
dormers. 3 storeys, attics and basements. 3 windows each.
Gauged brick flat arches to recessed sash windows. Bracketed
cornices below parapets.
No.1: wooden architraved doorcase with carved consoles and
pedimented cornice.
Nos 2 & 3: semicircular headed entrances with patterned
fanlights and panelled doors. No.2 with margin lights. No.3
doorframe with fluted frieze and cornice and fluted pilasters
at sides with foliated capitals.
Nos 4, 5 and 7: wooden doorcases with engaged Doric columns
carrying entablature and pediment; fanlights and panelled
Nos 6 and 8: stone doorcases with carved consoles and
cornices, No.8 pedimented.
All entrances approached by steps over basement areas.
INTERIORS: not inspected but noted to retain good staircases,
fireplaces and panelling, those of Nos 4, 5, 6 and 8 being
especially fine.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with torch
flambe finials to areas.

Listing NGR: TQ3043181570

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