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Numbers 25-35 and 35a and Attached Screen to Sicilian Avenue

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

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Latitude: 51.5186 / 51°31'7"N

Longitude: -0.1212 / 0°7'16"W

OS Eastings: 530456

OS Northings: 181639

OS Grid: TQ304816

Mapcode National: GBR J9.YS

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.V395

Entry Name: Numbers 25-35 and 35a and Attached Screen to Sicilian Avenue

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378787

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478141

Location: 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


798-1/100/1480 (West side)
14/05/74 Nos.25-35 AND 35A (Odd)
and attached screen to Sicilian


Shopping parade with offices, formerly flats, over, forming
the north-east return to Sicilian Avenue (qv). 1906-10. By RJ
Worley. For the Bedford Estate. Red brick with white
terracotta dressings and 1st floor.
EXTERIOR: 5 storeys 8-window bays plus a 4-storey tourelle,
with 2 light transom and mullion windows, from 2nd floor level
on the left hand return to Sicilian Avenue. Ground floor with
later C20 shopfronts separated by Corinthian columns on
plinths carrying an entablature with plain terracotta frieze
at 2nd floor level. Pilasters at angles. 1st floor with
square-headed 4-light casement windows. 2nd, 3rd and 4th
floors some canted 5-light bay windows and some groups of
square-headed windows, all with terracotta transoms and
mullions. All windows with small, leaded panes, some with
shields. Central pedimented gable with, to either side oriels
rising from the 3rd floor. Modillion cornice. The 4th storey
of the tourelle is above the cornice and topped with a conical
INTERIORS: not inspected.
Attached to No.25 is a Classical screen across Sicilian
Avenue. 3 Ionic columns on plinths carrying an entablature
with the words "Sicilian Avenue" on the frieze, surmounted by
a balustrade with urns on the 2 central piers.
Nos 25-35 (odd) and 35A Southampton Row form a homogeneous
development with Nos 1-29 (odd) and 6-20 (even) Sicilian
Avenue (qqv), Nos 15-23 (odd) 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: TQ3045681639

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

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