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Latitude: 51.5157 / 51°30'56"N
Longitude: -0.1184 / 0°7'6"W
OS Eastings: 530657
OS Northings: 181324
OS Grid: TQ306813
Mapcode National: GBR KB.KT
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.W5SC
Entry Name: 57 and 58, Lincoln's Inn Fields
Listing Date: 24 October 1951
Last Amended: 11 January 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1379332
English Heritage Legacy ID: 478711
Location: Camden, London, WC2A
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
LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS (West side)
Nos.57 AND 58
(Formerly Listed as: LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS Nos.57-60 (Consecutive))
House. c1730 by Henry Joynes. Later additions and alterations. Stone facade with heavy rusticated ground floor. Slated mansard roof with dormers.
Three storeys, attic and basement. Five windows. Semicircular porch with coupled Roman Doric columns in centre and 3/4 engaged columns at sides; an addition of 1795 probably by Sir John Soane. Double entrances form semi-circle and have fanlights and panelled doors. Iron balcony balustrade across first floor. Enriched architraves to windows; first floor with pulvinated frieze and pedimented cornice. Ionic pilasters through first and second floor between windows and on flanks, and enriched entablature with pulvinated frieze and modillion cornice. Balustraded parapet.
INTERIOR: square balusters to plain stone staircase.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: stone balustrades flanking entrance and around areas.
HISTORICAL NOTE: built as one house, divided into two by Sir John Soane, restored to one building c1909.
(Survey of London: Vol. III, St Giles-in-the-Field, part 1: Lincoln's Inn Fields: London: 1912: 108-109).
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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