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Numbers 26 to 37 and 39 to 40 and Attached Railings

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5213 / 51°31'16"N

Longitude: -0.117 / 0°7'1"W

OS Eastings: 530737

OS Northings: 181943

OS Grid: TQ307819

Mapcode National: GBR K8.WT

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.X1H3

Entry Name: Numbers 26 to 37 and 39 to 40 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 24 October 1957

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113203

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477628

Location: Camden, London, WC1N

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 George Queen Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ3081NE GREAT JAMES STREET
798-1/101/662 (West side)
24/10/57 Nos.26-37 AND 39-40 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
GREAT JAMES STREET
Nos.26-37, 38, 39 & 40 (Consecutive))

GV II*

14 terraced houses. 1720-24. For J Metcalfe. Brown brick,
upper storeys with some refacing in multi-coloured, yellow
(Nos 28, 34 & 40) and brown stock brick (1st floor and above
of No.30).
4 storeys and basements. 3 windows each. Nos 27-38 and 40,
good wood architraved doorcases with enriched, carved brackets
carrying hoods with panelled soffits, most with patterned
fanlights and panelled doors. No.27, C20 hood with shaped
brackets; No.39, architraved doorcase with pilasters, plain
cornice, radial fanlight and panelled door. Red segmental
arches and dressings to flush framed windows, No.35 upper
storeys with glazing bars. Some frames reeded with roundels.
Parapets. Some original lead rainwater heads with lion masks.
INTERIORS: mostly having fine panelling. Staircases mostly
with twisted balusters, column newels and carved brackets to
treads.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with urn or
torch flambe finials to areas.

Listing NGR: TQ3071881985

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