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1-9 and 9a, Woburn Walk

A Grade II* Listed Building in King's Cross, London

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Latitude: 51.5268 / 51°31'36"N

Longitude: -0.1293 / 0°7'45"W

OS Eastings: 529870

OS Northings: 182531

OS Grid: TQ298825

Mapcode National: GBR H6.4W

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.QW0G

Entry Name: 1-9 and 9a, Woburn Walk

Listing Date: 10 June 1954

Last Amended: 11 January 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379209

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478577

Location: Camden, London, WC1H

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: King's Cross

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Pancras with St James and Christ Church St Pancras

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/89/1733 (North side)
10/06/54 Nos.1-9 AND 9A (Odd)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1-9 (odd), Nos.4-18 (even) incl.
4A, 6A, 8A, 10A, 12A, 14A, 16A, 18A)


Terrace of 6 shops with accommodation over. c1822. Built by
Thomas Cubitt, restored late C20. Stucco with wooden
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellars. 1 window each. Party walls of
upper floors articulated by narrow recessed bays. Wooden
shopfronts, much restored, with pilasters carrying continuous
entablature with anthemion and palmette ornament to
architrave; projecting, bracketed shop windows with rounded
angles and small panes flanked by panelled and half-glazed
doors with overlights. Upper floors have segmental-arched
windows having plain architraves studded with paterae; 1st
floor, 4 lights with cast-iron balconies, 2nd floor
tripartite. Parapets with plain bands, Nos 3 & 5 having
shallow scrolled pediments above.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: No.5 was the home of William Butler Yeats,
Irish poet and dramatist (plaque). Thomas Cubitt was
responsible for the development of the Bedford Estate north
and east of Russell Square. The coherently designed group of
original shopfronts in Woburn Walk and Duke's Road (qqv) is an
exceptional architectural composition and survival.

Listing NGR: TQ2987682538

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

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