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Number 18 and Attached Wall, Railings and Gate Piers

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

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Latitude: 51.5172 / 51°31'1"N

Longitude: -0.117 / 0°7'1"W

OS Eastings: 530751

OS Northings: 181486

OS Grid: TQ307814

Mapcode National: GBR KB.W9

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.X4J8

Entry Name: Number 18 and Attached Wall, Railings and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 20 April 1971

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379329

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478708

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

Church of England Parish: St Paul Covent Garden

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/106/1056 (North side)
20/04/71 No.18
and attached wall, railings and gate
(Formerly Listed as:
(incorporating No.17))


2 houses, now one. 1871-2. By Alfred Waterhouse; refurbished
c1990. Portland stone. Slated roof with tall enriched stone
slab chimneys and 3 symmetrical gabled dormers.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys, attic and basement. 6 windows. Entrances
in outer bays; gabled hoods with finials, enriched corbels and
round-arched entrances having recessed panelled double doors
with fanlights approached by steps. Ground floor sashes
round-arched with arcaded architraves on colonnettes; 2
central windows flanked by clustered pilasters. 2nd & 3rd
floor sashes paired and recessed with raking sills; 1st floor
with panelled aprons, moulded heads and central colonnettes
supporting stilted enriched segmental arches. 2nd floor with
enriched segmental heads flanked by large brackets of balcony
with cast-iron railings to 3rd floor casements in groups of 3
with square moulded heads, to each individual casement, on
colonnettes. Corbelled modillion cornice below dormers;
central dormer has 3 windows with colonnettes and a plate
tracery rose window in apex with finial, flanking dormers 1
window each and finial.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached area cast and wrought-iron
railings of roundel and scroll design on low stone wall with
gate piers to each entrance.

Listing NGR: TQ3074981486

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

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