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Numbers 2 to 9 and Attached Railings

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5218 / 51°31'18"N

Longitude: -0.1149 / 0°6'53"W

OS Eastings: 530885

OS Northings: 182007

OS Grid: TQ308820

Mapcode National: GBR L8.CN

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.Y0NP

Entry Name: Numbers 2 to 9 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379155

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478522

Location: Camden, London, WC1N

County: London

District: 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: St George Queen Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ3082SE JOHN STREET
798-1/96/942 (East side)
24/10/51 Nos.2-9 (Consecutive)
and attached railings

GV II

Terrace of 8 houses. 1754-59. Built by J Blagrave with W
Barlow, J Bosworth, S Room and R Meel. No.6 rebuilt in
Neo-Georgian style, restored 1989. Multi-coloured stock brick
with evidence of tuck pointing and later patching. Plain brick
bands to 1st and 2nd floors except No.6. 4 storeys and
basements; No.6 with attic dormers. 3 windows each except No.6
with 4. Gauged red brick flat arches to recessed sashes, most
with glazing bars. Parapets. No.2: Greek Doric wooden doorcase
with mutule cornice; patterned fanlight and double panelled
door. Cast-iron overthrow with lamp. INTERIOR noted to retain
panelled ground floor and good marble fireplaces on ground and
1st floors. Modillion cornices. Staircase at front of house
with cast-iron trellis pattern with continuous balustrade.
Iron balustrade to stone stairs.
No.3: round-arched doorway with architraved, stucco surround,
small head on keystone and panelled door. INTERIOR: noted to
retain staircase with curly wrought-iron balusters in panels
under continuous timber handrails.
No.4: Doric wooden doorcase with open pediment, archivolt with
keystone, arched fanlight and panelled door. Original lead
rainwater head with lion mask. Large bay to garden front.
INTERIOR: noted to be partly remodelled although retaining
stairs with turned balusters, shaped ends, column newels and
scroll brackets to treads.
No.5: wooden Ionic doorcase with modillion cornice and
pediment, pulvinated frieze, panelled reveals and panelled
door. Original lead rainwater head with lion mask and pipe.
Refronted from mid 1st floor. Large bay to garden front.
INTERIOR: noted to retain panelled rooms and original
fireplaces. Chinese balustrade and scroll bracket to treads of
stairs.
No.6: slightly projecting. Stone Greek Doric doorcase. Stone
band and iron balconies at 1st floor level. Stone cyma
bracketed cornice at 3rd floor.
No.7: ground floor refaced. C20 reproduction Doric wooden
doorcase with triglyph frieze, dentil cornice, open pediment,
archivolt with keystone, radial fanlight and panelled door.
Wrought-iron lamp-holder on railings. INTERIOR: noted to
retain open well stairs with turned balusters and carved


brackets to treads. Plain moulded fireplace on 1st floor.
No.8: Doric wooden doorcase with triglyph frieze, dentil
cornice, open pediment, archivolt with keystone, radial
fanlight and panelled door. Cast-iron balconies to 1st floor
windows. Wrought-iron overthrow with lamp. INTERIOR: noted to
retain carved wood fireplace to 1st floor back room;
elliptical arch on fluted Ionic columns on ground floor.
Stairs with turned balusters and shaped ends.
No.9: Doric wooden doorcase similar to No.8. INTERIOR: noted
to retain marble fireplaces to ground and 1st floor rooms and
egg-and-dart mouldings. Stairs with turned balusters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with torch
flambe finials to areas.


Listing NGR: TQ3088882002

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