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60, Parker Street

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

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Latitude: 51.5164 / 51°30'58"N

Longitude: -0.1203 / 0°7'13"W

OS Eastings: 530523

OS Northings: 181391

OS Grid: TQ305813

Mapcode National: GBR KB.4L

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.V4RW

Entry Name: 60, Parker Street

Listing Date: 17 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1380332

English Heritage Legacy ID: 480318

Location: Camden, London, WC2B

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

798-1/106/10160 Camden
17-JUN-00 60


Workshop, probably associated with the coach building trade, later part of a printing and publishing works and finally offices. Built after 1815 and before 1828. Some later C19 alterations to rear windows, C20 shopfront and some internal modifications
EXTERIOR: Built of stock brick with stone parapet. Pitched slate roof with central glazed panel, concealed by parapet.
Four storeys: three upper floors have 5-light continuous windows with wooden architraves and timber tilt and turn sashes retaining original crown glass to front. Second floor windows have 24 panes, first and third floors have 16 panes.
Left side lights to first and second floor windows have been later subdivided, probably to incorporate toilet accommodation. End full-height brick pilasters. Ground floor has late C20 wooden shopfront in traditional style with deep moulded fascia and central pilasters, 3 bay shopfront with multi-pane windows and 8 panelled door with low letterbox. Rear elevation is also of stock brick with end full-height pilasters and retains the original wooden architraves but later C19 wooden casements with pivoting tops have been inserted. First floor door originally to two storey rear extension most of which has been demolished at time of survey except for some cast iron columns. Ground floor has right side round-headed entrance.
INTERIOR: Ground floor was subdivided in later C20 with plasterboard partition. Each floor has floorboards set on two large axial beams spanning 7 metres with chamfer and runout stop, early C19 in date. Front beam on the ground floor has a two inch chamfer and is probably a replaced reused beam. Basic open tread stairs without handrail between floors. Top floors narrow towards right side of rear elevation over cambered arch, probably to provide light to already existing buildings nearby . Early C19 scientific kingpost roof with purlins, ridgepiece and rafters with central glazed panel.

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