This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.

NUMBER 8 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: NUMBER 8 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATE

List entry Number: 1067343

Location

NUMBER 8 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATE, 8, CHURCH ROW

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Camden

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Aug-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 476934

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

CAMDEN

TQ2685NW CHURCH ROW 798-1/26/221 (North side) 11/08/50 No.8 and attached railings and gate

GV II

Terraced house. c1728. Built by R Hughes; mostly rebuilt and refaced late C19. Brown brick with red brick dressings. Tiled mansard roof with dormer. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and basement. 2 windows. Wooden architraved doorcase with pilasters and bracketed cornice with fluted frieze; patterned fanlight and panelled door. Gauged red brick flat arches to flush framed sashes with exposed boxing. Moulded brick strings at floor levels. Parapet. Rear elevation has flush sash windows in exposed boxes, with single iron brackets to hold upper frame. INTERIOR: 2 rooms deep with central stair at right-angles to facade, and with deep extended bay to right at rear, probably of early C20 date. Door gives into open ground floor, with full-height ovolo-moulded panelling having dado rail and box cornice. Early C18 corner fireplace with faience tiles. Staircase rises from centre of present space, with three turned balusters per tread and newels, the lowest flight with balustrade on both sides. First floor rear room with panelling, box cornice and dado, with C18 fireplace in early C19 grate and plank door. Second floor front room has early C18 corner fireplace, full-height panelling with cornice, dado and shutters. Second-floor rear room has full-height panelling with moulded cornice and dado, an early C18 fireplace with early C19 grate and shutters. Third-floor front room opens into M-shaped roof. Rear room with some panelling and early C18 fireplace. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with urn finials to areas and wrought-iron gateway of scroll design with overthrow. HISTORICAL NOTE: c1785-1800 this was the home of Mrs Barbauld and her niece, Lucy Aikin, both famous writers. (RCHME: London: Vol. II, West London: London: -1925: 42; Victoria County History: Middlesex: Vol. IX, Paddington & Hampstead Parishes: London: -1989: 20).





Listing NGR: TQ2629785656

Selected Sources

Books and journals
The Victoria History of the County of Middlesex: Volume IX, (1989), 20
Other
Inventory of the historical monuments in London Volume 2 West London excluding Westminster Abbey, (1925)

National Grid Reference: TQ 26297 85655

Map

Map
© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1067343 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 26-May-2018 at 07:07:14.

End of official listing