History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Numbers 29 to 36 and Attached Railings

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

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Find accommodation in



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


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
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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.