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Royal Pharmaceutical Society and Attached Railings

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.519 / 51°31'8"N

Longitude: -0.1239 / 0°7'26"W

OS Eastings: 530265

OS Northings: 181674

OS Grid: TQ302816

Mapcode National: GBR J9.BN

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.S2VW

Entry Name: Royal Pharmaceutical Society and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244453

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476732

Location: Camden, London, WC1A

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: Bloomsbury Way St George

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ3081NW BLOOMSBURY SQUARE
798-1/100/103 (West side)
24/10/51 No.17
Royal Pharmaceutical Society and
attached railings

GV II

Includes: Royal Pharmaceutical Society and attached railings
GREAT RUSSELL STREET.
Terraced house. Later C17, converted into 2 houses and
remodelled by John Nash c1777-8, rejoined 1860 and 3rd floor
added. Stucco with rusticated ground floor.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and basement. 7 windows and 8-window
return to Great Russell Street. Symmetrical front. Later
(1860) distyle Doric porch with triglyph frieze and mutule
cornice. Panelled door with fanlight. Round-arched ground
floor openings with keystones and impost bands; 2-pane sashes
set in plain shallow recesses. Plain band at 1st floor level.
Corinthian pilasters from 1st to 3rd floor carrying an
entablature, the frieze inscribed "The Pharmaceutical Society
of Great Britain". 1st floor windows with consoles carrying
alternating segmental and triangular pediments. 3rd floor
recessed rectangular windows. 4th floor with pilasters
carrying cornice and blocking course. Windows rectangular
recessed sashes. Return of similar elevational treatment
without pilasters, and has arched entrance with double doors
in 6th bay. 1st floor band inscribed "Incorporated AD 1843".
1st floor windows with cornices and 2nd floor architraved.
INTERIOR: has wrought-iron scroll balusters to stone
staircase. Principal rooms with plaster ceilings of c1777-8.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with urn
finials to areas.


CAMDEN

TQ3081NW GREAT RUSSELL STREET
798-1/100/103 Royal Pharmaceutical Society and
24/10/51 attached railings

GV II

See under: No.17 Royal Pharmaceutical Society and attached
railings BLOOMSBURY SQUARE.

Listing NGR: TQ3026581681

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