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Numbers 12 and 13 and Attached Railings

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

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Latitude: 51.5161 / 51°30'57"N

Longitude: -0.1133 / 0°6'47"W

OS Eastings: 531010

OS Northings: 181368

OS Grid: TQ310813

Mapcode National: GBR LB.QQ

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.Z5G4

Entry Name: Numbers 12 and 13 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379305

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478677

Location: Camden, London, WC2A

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Holborn and Covent Garden

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

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Listing Text


798-1/107/1031 (East side)
24/10/51 Nos.12 and 13 New Square and
attached railings


2 terraced chambers. 1534 with later alterations. Brown brick.
4 storeys. 4 windows each (irregular). Wide projecting
chimney-stacks rising from the ground through the full height
of the buildings (one separating Nos 12 and 13 and one to the
right of No.13) indicate that they formed the rear of the
Tudor range. Gauged red brick flat and segmental arches and
dressings to flush framed windows with exposed boxing and C18
glazing bars. Parapets with small pointed gables (No.12, 3;
No.13, 2).
No.12: late C18. Wood doorcase with fluted half pilasters,
architrave, paterae on frieze and dentil cornice. INTERIOR:
not inspected but noted to be greatly altered.
No.13: late C17. Wood doorcase with carved consoles,
pulvinated frieze and broken segmental pediment. INTERIOR: not
inspected but noted to be altered. Late C16 or early C17
overmantels in some of the rooms.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings.
Nos 12 & 13 New Square formed from the rear of No.16 Old
Buildings (qv).

Listing NGR: TQ3101381367

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