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Numbers 1-4 and Attached Balustrades and Railings

A Grade I Listed Building in Camden, London

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Latitude: 51.5308 / 51°31'50"N

Longitude: -0.1456 / 0°8'44"W

OS Eastings: 528725

OS Northings: 182949

OS Grid: TQ287829

Mapcode National: GBR C5.GF

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.FSCC

Entry Name: Numbers 1-4 and Attached Balustrades and Railings

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067384

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477036

Location: Camden, London, NW1

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Regent's Park

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Magdalene Munster Sq.

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/87/288 (East side)
14/05/74 Nos.1-4 (Consecutive)
and attached balustrades & railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1-4 (Consecutive))
(Formerly Listed as:
Railings to garden forecourt of
Nos.1-4 (consec))


Block of 4 houses giving impression of 1 large house. c1828.
By John Nash and possibly J Thomson. Stucco with brick rear
elevation. Slated mansard roof with dormers.
EXTERIOR: symmetrical block with main elevation to Regent's
Park but entrances on rear to Cumberland Place. 4 storeys,
attics and basements. 7 window range. Returns with 3 windows
and projecting semicircular bays rising to main cornice. Main
elevation with projecting end bays and central projecting
tetrastyle pedimented Corinthian portico, columns rising
through 1st and 2nd floors, ground floor forming a podium.
Corinthian pilasters to other bays, paired at projecting bays,
supporting the main entablature with projecting cornice at 3rd
floor level. Recessed sashes to ground, 2nd and 3rd floors.
1st floor with casements and cast-iron balconies. Cornice and
blocking course above 3rd floor. Rear elevation with
projecting end bays of 3 windows each, mostly blind. Entrances
in projecting stucco porticoes with pilasters carrying
entablature and blocking course; fanlights and panelled doors.
Nos 2 & 3 with attached cast-iron railings to areas and steps
flanking entrances.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached stone balustrades and plain
wrought-iron geometrical railings on low wall to garden
(Survey of London: Vol. XIX, Old St Pancras and Kentish Town
(St Pancras II): London: -1938: 118).

Listing NGR: TQ2872482949

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