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Numbers 45-63 and Attached Railings

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5271 / 51°31'37"N

Longitude: -0.1148 / 0°6'53"W

OS Eastings: 530873

OS Northings: 182594

OS Grid: TQ308825

Mapcode National: GBR L6.CR

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.YWN6

Entry Name: Numbers 45-63 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 22 January 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478624

Location: Camden, London, WC1X

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 George Queen Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ3082NE KINGS CROSS ROAD
798-1/91/991 (West side)
22/01/73 Nos.45-63 (Odd)
and attached railings

II

Terrace of 10 houses.
No.45: early C19. Stucco with rusticated ground floor. 3
storeys and basement. 1 window. Segmental arched doorway with
splayed reveals, cornice-head, fanlight and panelled door.
Pilasters rise through 1st and 2nd floors carrying
entablature. Recessed sash windows; 1st floor round-arched,
architraved with fan decoration in the tympanum and cast-iron
balcony. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with
spearhead finials to areas.
Nos 47-59: early C19, altered. Yellow stock brick with
rusticated stucco ground floors and plain stucco 1st floor
sill bands. 3 storeys and basements. 2 windows each. Segmental
arched doorways with splayed reveals, panelled jambs,
cornice-heads, fanlights and panelled doors. Gauged brick flat
arches to recessed sashes; 1st floor with cast-iron balconies.
Cement cornice and blocking course. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES:
attached cast-iron railings with spearhead finials.
Nos 61 & 63: mid C19. Yellow stock brick; parapet rebuilt in
multi-coloured stocks. Plain stucco band at ground floor
level. 3 storeys and basements. 2 windows each, No.63 with 1
window right hand extension. Round-arched doorways with
fanlights and panelled doors. Gauged red brick flat arches to
recessed sashes. Set into the wall, a carved mask keystone and
plaque inscribed: S + P THIS IS BAGNIGGE HOVSE NEARE THE
PINDER A WAKEFEILDE 1680. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached
cast-iron railings to areas.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: this was the site of Bagnigge Wells, watering
place and pleasure garden founded 1759 by Thomas Hughes. The
houses are on the site of the Long Room where concerts were
held. The inscription, refixed, may be derived from an earlier
house on the site of the spa. Nos 45-59 were probably
developed when the spa was reduced in size in 1813. Nos 61 and
63 were probably built when the spa was closed in 1841.
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood,
Parish of St Pancras IV: London: -1952: 66-68).


Listing NGR: TQ3087382594

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