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Latitude: 51.5149 / 51°30'53"N
Longitude: -0.1137 / 0°6'49"W
OS Eastings: 530986
OS Northings: 181244
OS Grid: TQ309812
Mapcode National: GBR LC.M3
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.Z58Z
Entry Name: Thomas Moore Chambers
Listing Date: 11 January 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244096
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476853
Location: Camden, London, WC2A
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 Mary le Strand with St Clement Danes
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ3081SE CAREY STREET
798-1/106/1780 (North side)
Nos.51 AND 52
Thomas More Chambers
Legal chambers. 1888. By George Sherrin, initials CMA in
lintel. Cut red brick and stone with ground-floor shopfronts.
Roof not seen. 2 broad and 2 narrow windows to Carey Street
with entrance under the left of the latter. 2 storeys with
tall single stack in line with front of building. Cut red
brick swags and fruit decoration, oriels in broader bays to
left with decorative stonework. Cornice with egg-and-dart
moulding, bold projecting parapet with elaborate stone
decoration. Single bay return to Serle Street similarly
treated, with oriel over shopfront. Corner with plaque to Sir
Thomas More 'some time Lord Chancellor of England 1535' and
panelled door in Gibbs surround.
INTERIOR: entrance leads through to New Square, Lincoln's Inn
(qv) with marble stone floors and staircase, the latter with
bulbous vase-shaped timber balusters. Secondary stair with
wrought-iron balustrade against Serle Street elevation.
Listing NGR: TQ3097381254
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