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Carlisle House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5182 / 51°31'5"N

Longitude: -0.1204 / 0°7'13"W

OS Eastings: 530511

OS Northings: 181598

OS Grid: TQ305815

Mapcode National: GBR K9.4X

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.V3QG

Entry Name: Carlisle House

Listing Date: 5 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378785

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478139

Location: Camden, London, WC1V

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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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ3081NE SOUTHAMPTON ROW
798-1/101/1478 (East side)
05/05/88 Nos.8 AND 10
Carlisle House

GV II

Hotel and offices, now office block and shop. 1905-6. By
Bradshaw Gass and Hope. Stone faced with steel frame. Steeply
pitched slated roof to eaves with 2 levels of dormers.
Freestanding to front and sides. Edwardian Baroque manner.
EXTERIOR: 6 storeys plus roof storeys at 2 levels. 5 bays with
corner turrets. Rusticated ground and first floors, above
ashlar faced. Main entrance on left hand corner; round-headed
with rusticated keystone and voussoirs, cartouche over and
broken segmental pediment. Square-headed windows except to 4th
floor where round-headed with heavy keys. Segmental pediments
to 1st floor centre windows and continuous cast-iron balcony.
Cornices above ground and first floors; main cornice above
fourth floor with subsidiary cornice to fifth floor. Giant
pilaster strips rising from second, through fourth floor.
Corner turrets corbelled out from first floor level rising to
copper covered domes. Turrets have irregular, narrow,
vertically set windows. Returns with broad segmental pediment
above 4th floor and tall pedimented gable above. Tall slab
chimneys.
INTERIOR: retains original staircase and panelling to first
floor.
HISTORICAL NOTE: an early example of a substantial building of
steel framed construction.
(The British Architect, 1 March 1907).

Listing NGR: TQ3051781603

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

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