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Latitude: 51.5182 / 51°31'5"N
Longitude: -0.1226 / 0°7'21"W
OS Eastings: 530358
OS Northings: 181586
OS Grid: TQ303815
Mapcode National: GBR J9.MY
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.T3KJ
Entry Name: 2 and 3, Bloomsbury Square
Listing Date: 22 July 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244505
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476725
Location: Camden, London, WC1A
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
TQ3081NW BLOOMSBURY SQUARE
798-1/100/99 (South side)
22/07/76 Nos.2 AND 3
College of Preceptors, now college. 1887. By F Pinches. Red
brick with enriched ashlar dressings. Steeply pitched, hipped
slate roof with elaborate pedimented ashlar dormer centre
piece carried up with carved escutcheons.
3 storeys, basement and attic. 3 windows. Deeply recessed
semi-elliptical central doorway with moulded reveal and double
panelled door approached by steps. Architraved, 2-light
mullion and transom windows, 2nd floor with arched heads.
Central 3-light bowed oriel window to 1st floor with enriched
apron and dado of 2nd floor window above carried round oriel
parapet. Composite pilasters defining window bays of each
floor carried in dados with carved, foliated panels with busts
centrally in each bay. Centre bay slightly projecting between
paired pilasters with continuous arcaded frieze capped by
segmental pediments. Arcaded parapets to outside bays.
INTERIOR: has a geometrical staircase with wrought-iron
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area with balustraded stone parapet
having panelled piers.
Listing NGR: TQ3036481583
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