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St Pancras Almshouses Numbers 1-13

A Grade II Listed Building in Wembley, Camden

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5516 / 51°33'5"N

Longitude: -0.1574 / 0°9'26"W

OS Eastings: 527847

OS Northings: 185238

OS Grid: TQ278852

Mapcode National: GBR DV.T4R

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.783F

Plus Code: 9C3XHR2V+J2

Entry Name: St Pancras Almshouses Numbers 1-13

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378778

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478132

Location: Camden, London, NW5

County: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Gospel Oak

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Hallows Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ2785SE SOUTHAMPTON ROAD
798-1/40/1475 (West side)
14/05/74 St Pancras Almshouses Nos.1-13
(consec)

II

13 almshouses and committee room. Founded 1850 by Donald
Fraser, MD and rebuilt 1859-63 by Henry Baker. Committee Room
dated 1881. Yellow stock brick with red brick bands and diaper
decoration. Slated roofs with cast-iron cresting, tall moulded
brick chimney-stacks to each house and red brick dentil eaves
treatment; No.13 with a fleche.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey ranges round 3 sides of a courtyard;
terminal houses (Nos 1 & 13), 2 storeys and gabled attics.
Entrance to committee room in left hand corner, extending
behind No.5. Nos 2-12, 2 windows each. Nos 1 & 13, both with 1
window projecting bays on road fronts, plus 1 window. Both
with brick pointed arch porches in angles with main ranges;
outer angles supported on columns and capitals. No.1 with bay
windows at ground floor level. Main ranges have 5-centred arch
doorways with panelled half glazed doors (2 pointed lights);
bracketed gabled canopies with slate roofs and fleur-de-lys
finials. Committee room entrance without canopy but having
late C19 cast-iron bracket with C20 lamp. Windows to all
houses gauged red and black brick 5-centred arches to recessed
sashes of 2 pointed-head lights; windows over entrances
similar but single light.
INTERIORS: not inspected.


Listing NGR: TQ2784785238

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