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Numbers 29 to 36 and Attached Railings

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5218 / 51°31'18"N

Longitude: -0.1154 / 0°6'55"W

OS Eastings: 530849

OS Northings: 181998

OS Grid: TQ308819

Mapcode National: GBR L8.7N

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.Y0CR

Plus Code: 9C3XGVCM+PV

Entry Name: Numbers 29 to 36 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379158

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478525

Location: Holborn and Covent Garden, Camden, London, WC1N

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: St George Queen Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Description


CAMDEN

TQ3082SE JOHN STREET
798-1/96/945 (West side)
24/10/51 Nos.29-36 (Consecutive)
and attached railings

GV II

Terrace of 8 houses. c1754-59. Built by J Blagrave with W
Barlow, J Bosworth, S Room and R Meel. Nos 31 & 32 rebuilt C20
in facsimile (except for addition of dormers). Multi-coloured
stock brick; Nos 31 and 32, brown brick with slated mansard
roofs and dormers; No.36, reddened brick. Plain brick bands at
1st and 2nd floor level; No.33 with stone band at 1st floor
level. 4 storeys and basements; Nos 31 and 32 with attics. 3
windows each; No.33, 4 windows; No.29, 1 window return to
Northington Street. Gauged red brick flat arches to recessed
sashes, except No.33, most with glazing bars. Parapets. No.29:
round-arched doorway with radial fanlight, pilaster-jambs
carrying cornice-head and panelled door. INTERIORS: noted to
retain panelled rooms and stairs with turned balusters.
Nos 30 & 31: wooden Doric doorcases with triglyph friezes,
dentil cornices, open pediments, patterned fanlights and
panelled doors. INTERIOR: of No.30 noted to retain panelled
rooms and stairs with turned balusters and carved ends in hall
with heavy timber archways. Dentilled cornices on first floor.
No.31 included for group value.
No.32: wooden Ionic doorcase with modillion cornice and
pediment. HISTORICAL NOTE: plaque with bronze bas relief
roundel of a bust commemorating Sir John Kirk, JP, Christian
philanthropist.
No.33: slightly projecting with evidence of tuck pointing. Mid
C19 stucco doorcase with attached columns. Cast-iron balconies
to 1st floor windows. Cyma-bracketed cornice on 3rd floor with
pediment across attic storey and oculus in tympanum. Attached
mid C19 cast-iron railings to area. INTERIOR: noted to retain
moulded ceiling to 1st floor. Turned balusters and carved ends
to stairs.
Nos 34-36: wooden Ionic doorcases with modillion cornices and
pediments, pulvinated friezes and panelled doors. No.34, mid
C19 cast-iron railings; No.35, entrance flanked by
wrought-iron lamp brackets. INTERIORS: noted to retain
panelled rooms, marble fireplaces and dentilled moulded
ceilings. Stairs with turned balusters and carved ends.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with torch
flambe finials to areas.

Listing NGR: TQ3084881991

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