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15-23, Southampton Row

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

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Latitude: 51.5182 / 51°31'5"N

Longitude: -0.121 / 0°7'15"W

OS Eastings: 530468

OS Northings: 181595

OS Grid: TQ304815

Mapcode National: GBR J9.ZY

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.V3DG

Plus Code: 9C3XGV9H+7H

Entry Name: 15-23, Southampton Row

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478140

Location: Holborn and Covent Garden, Camden, London, WC1B

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


798-1/100/1479 (West side)
14/05/74 Nos.15-23 (Odd)


Shopping parade with offices, formerly flats, over, forming
the south-east return to Sicilian Avenue (qv). 1906-10. By RJ
Worley. For the Bedford Estate, altered C20. Red brick with
white terracotta dressings and slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys 4 1/2 window bays, plus a 4-storey
tourelle, with 2-light transom and mullion windows, from 1st
floor level on the right hand return to Sicilian Avenue.
Ground floor with C20 plate glass windows now includes
original lst floor (see Nos 25-35 Southampton Row (qv) for
original design). Corinthian columns on plinths support
entablature with plain terracotta frieze at new 1st floor
level. Goods entrance at left. 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors with,
to left 3-light windows, then three 5-light canted bay
windows, to the right single-light recessed windows. All
windows with terracotta transoms and mullions. Terracotta
modillion cornice. Above the penultimate bays, pedimented
gables with small Venetian windows. The 4th floor of the
tourelle is above the cornice and topped with a conical roof.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
Nos 15-23 (odd) Southampton Row form a homogeneous development
with Nos 1-29 (odd) and 6-20 (even) Sicilian Avenue (qqv), Nos
25-35 (odd) and 35A Southampton Row (qv) and Nos 1-6 (consec)
Vernon Place (qv).
(Harwood E and Saint A: Exploring England's Heritage, London:
-1991: 121-22).

Listing NGR: TQ3044681612

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

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