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Numbers 2 to 11 and Attached Railings

A Grade I Listed Building in Camden, London

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Latitude: 51.5346 / 51°32'4"N

Longitude: -0.1473 / 0°8'50"W

OS Eastings: 528600

OS Northings: 183368

OS Grid: TQ286833

Mapcode National: GBR C4.32

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.DPHG

Entry Name: Numbers 2 to 11 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Last Amended: 22 December 2004

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078322

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477241

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


Numbers 2 to 11 and attached railings.


(Formerly listed as: GLOUCETER GATE Numbers 1 to 11 and attached railings)



Terrace of eleven houses, now a terrace of ten individual units (with original Nos.1 and 2 combined as No. 2) c.1827. By John Nash, with additions of same period by J J Scoles. Built by R Mott. Stucco with rusticated ground floor. Slate mansard roofs with dormers and large slab chimney-stacks.
EXTERIOR: symmetrical composition of three storeys (centre & end houses 4 storeys), attics and basements. Three windows each house. Square-headed doorways with fanlights and panelled doors. Recessed sashes; 1st floor with continuous cast-iron balcony. Ionic pilasters rise through 1st and 2nd floors to support entablature with balustraded parapet screening dormers. String at 1st floor level. Centre house (No.6) with projecting hexastyle Ionic portico, columns rising through the 1st and 2nd floors to support continuous entablature and balustraded parapet screening attic storey. End houses (Nos 2 and 11) with tetrastyle Ionic porticoes, columns rising through 1st and 2nd floors to support continuous entablature and balustraded parapet screening pedimented attic storey. Pediments with Classical figure acroterion and tympana filled with wreaths and scrolls.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with pineapple finials to areas.

(Survey of London: Vol. XIX, Old St Pancras and Kentish Town (St Pancras II): London: -1938: 98).

Listing NGR: TQ2860083377

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