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Thomas Moore Chambers

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

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244096

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476853

Location: Camden, London, WC2A

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 Mary le Strand with St Clement Danes

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ3081SE CAREY STREET
798-1/106/1780 (North side)
Nos.51 AND 52
Thomas More Chambers

GV II

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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