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Numbers 10 to 20 and Attached Railings

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5225 / 51°31'20"N

Longitude: -0.1154 / 0°6'55"W

OS Eastings: 530847

OS Northings: 182078

OS Grid: TQ308820

Mapcode National: GBR L8.7D

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.YZCR

Entry Name: Numbers 10 to 20 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478523

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 JOHN STREET
798-1/96/943 (East side)
24/10/51 Nos.10-20 (Consecutive)
and attached railings

GV II

11 terraced houses. 1799-1824. No.20, facade rebuilt in
facsimile c1950. Multi-coloured stock brick with yellow stock
brick patching. Rusticated stucco ground floors with band at
1st floor levels. No.20 stucco facade to John Street with
rusticated ground floor; return to Roger Street, yellow stock
brick. 4 storeys and basements. 3 windows each; No.10 with
3-window (blind) return to Northington Street. No.20, 3
storeys and basement. 2 windows and 3-window return with 2
storey, 3-window rear extension. Gauged brick flat arches
(No.10 reddened) to recessed sashes, mostly with glazing bars.
Cast-iron balconies to 1st floor windows of Nos 12-19.
Parapets. Original fluted lead rainwater heads and pipes.
No.10: round-arched doorway with mutule cornice-head,
sidelights, radial fanlight and panelled door. Moulded cornice
to parapet. INTERIOR with stick baluster stair in entrance
hall with modillion cornice.
No.11: round-arched doorway with fanlight and C20 door.
INTERIOR: altered but noted to retain wooden fireplace with
dentil cornice on ground floor, marble fireplace on the 1st
floor. Stairs with shaped balusters and shaped ends in hallway
with cornice formed of paired modillions.
No.12: round-arched doorway with fluted surround, mutule
cornice-head, radial fanlight and panelled double doors.
INTERIOR: noted to retain marble fireplace in ground floor
rear room. Shaped ends to stairs.
No.13: similar doorway to No.12. INTERIOR: noted to retain
marble fireplaces ground floor front and 1st floor front and
rear rooms. Stairs with square balusters and shaped ends in
hallway whose cornice has guttae decoration. End wall with
round-headed niches each side of landing window. Some added
partitions.
No.14: similar doorway to No.12 with patterned radial
fanlight. INTERIOR: noted to retain stairs with square
balusters in front hallway with guttae cornice decoration.
Round-headed niches each side of landing window.
No.15: slightly projecting. Round-arched doorway with wooden,
attached Greek Doric columns carrying cornice-head; fanlight
and panelled door. 1st floor windows in shallow round-arched
recesses linked by moulded impost bands. INTERIOR: noted to


retain marble fireplaces to ground and 1st floor. Stairs with
square balusters.
No.16: similar doorway to No.12. INTERIOR: noted to have
additions but to retain marble fireplace in ground floor front
room and stairs with square balusters.
No.17: similar doorway to No.12 with patterned radial
fanlight. INTERIOR: noted to retain stairs with square
balusters. Marble fireplace, with contemporary iron centre,
ground floor rear room. Marble fireplace with sculptured
leafwork, 1st floor front room. Contemporary china bell pulls
and door plates.
No.18: similar doorway to No.12 with patterned radial
fanlight. INTERIOR: noted to retain marble fireplaces with
sculptured leafwork, 1st floor rooms.
No.19: round-arched doorway with sidelights, fanlight and
panelled door. INTERIOR: noted to retain good marble
fireplaces in ground and 1st floor rooms.
No.20: stucco entrance portico on return with moulded cornice
and parapet; radial fanlight and panelled double doors.
Rounded brick angle. John Street elevation with pilasters
rising through 1st and 2nd floors to carry entablature and
blocking course. Architraved, recessed casement windows;
ground and 1st floor with console-bracketed cornices.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with urn
finials to areas.


Listing NGR: TQ3083982094

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