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Numbers 4 to 16 and Attached Railings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Camden, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5226 / 51°31'21"N

Longitude: -0.1182 / 0°7'5"W

OS Eastings: 530650

OS Northings: 182089

OS Grid: TQ306820

Mapcode National: GBR K8.MC

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.WZWN

Entry Name: Numbers 4 to 16 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477652

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

TQ3082SE GREAT ORMOND STREET
798-1/96/666 (North side)
24/10/51 Nos.4-16 (Even)
and attached railings

GV II*

7 terraced houses. c1720-1, No.4 built by J Cooper; No.6, E
Chapman; Nos 8-16 by J Ragdall. Nos 6 & 8 refronted c1860. Nos
4, 10 & 12 restored c1980-1 by Donald Insall & Associates for
Rugby Estates and LB Camden. Brown brick with red brick
dressings; Nos 6 & 8 yellow stock brick with red brick
dressings. Projecting brick strips between the houses.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and basements. 3 windows each; No.10 with
blind half window. No.12, 4 windows. Parapets.
No.4: wooden Doric doorcase with fluted pilasters carrying
entablature with enriched frieze, patterned radial fanlight
and panelled door. Gauged red brick dressings to recessed
sashes; 1st and 2nd floors with red brick fielded panel
aprons.
No.6: wooden doorcase with fluted Ionic half columns carrying
entablature with mutule pediment; rectangular fanlight, door
currently boarded up. Gauged brick segmental arches to 2-pane
sash windows with keystones and bracketed sills. Moulded brick
bands at floor levels and enriched brick band at parapet
level.
No.8: similar to No.6 but doorcase with fluted pilasters
carrying projecting cornice; rectangular fanlight and door
currently boarded up.
No.10: wooden doorcase with fluted pilasters carrying
projecting cornice; rectangular fanlight and panelled door.
Gauged brick flat arches to recess sash windows.
No.12: wooden doorcase with fluted pilasters carrying a frieze
with central small female head flanked by triglyphs with
guttae and paterae. Foliated console brackets support a dentil
cornice forming a hood with panelled soffit. Radial patterned
fanlight and panelled door. Gauged brick flat arches to flush
frame sashes with exposed boxing on ground and 1st floor;
recessed sashes, 2nd and 3rd floors.
No.14: wooden doorcase with pilasters carrying entablature
with projecting cornice; rectangular fanlight and panelled
door. Gauged brick flat arches to flush framed sashes with
exposed boxing.
No.16: wooden doorcase with reeded pilasters supporting
console brackets carrying a projecting cornice. Panelled
reveals. Patterned rectangular fanlight and panelled door.


Gauged brick flat arches to flush framed sashes with exposed
boxing.
INTERIORS: not inspected but noted to retain some original
staircases with spiral balusters and carved tread ends and
some panelled rooms, No.10 is noted to be especially good.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings, mostly with
urn or torch flambe finials to areas.

Listing NGR: TQ3065282093

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