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57 and 58, Lincoln's Inn Fields

A Grade II* Listed Building in Holborn and Covent Garden, Camden

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379332

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478711

Location: Camden, London, WC2A

County: 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


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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