NUMBERS 14 AND 15 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND PILLARS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1113027

Date first listed: 28-Mar-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Jan-1999

Statutory Address: NUMBERS 14 AND 15 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND PILLARS, 14 AND 15, GORDON SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: NUMBERS 14 AND 15 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND PILLARS, 14 AND 15, GORDON SQUARE

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Camden (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 29720 82212

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2982SE GORDON SQUARE 798-1/94/591 (West side) 28/03/69 Nos.14 AND 15 and attached railings and pillars (Formerly Listed as: GORDON SQUARE Nos.14 AND 15 Dr William's Library)

GV II

University hall, later library. 1848. By TL Donaldson. Red brick with stone dressings. Tudor style. EXTERIOR: 5 storeys and semi-basement. Double fronted with 5 bays of windows. Facade articulated by octagonal turrets with stone octagonal finials, rising the height of the building, at the angles and flanking the entrance. Stone band at 1st floor sill, wide 2nd floor sill band with quatrefoil enrichment and crockets. 3rd floor strings one with crockets. 4-centred arch doorway with moulded architrave, decorated spandrels, hood-mould with decorated label-stops and panelled door. Above the entrance, an oriel window of 4 pointed headed lights rising through the 1st and 2nd floors, with a quatrefoil enriched apron at 2nd floor level, cornice and terminating in a brick gable. Windows, except the semi-basement, with pointed headed lights and hood-moulds with decorated lable-stops. Ground floor windows, with enriched aprons, of 2 lights flanking the entrance and 4 lights to the outer bays. Similar windows to the 1st and 2nd floors but with enriched spandrel panels. String with crockets beneath stone-capped, crenellated parapet. INTERIOR: entrance hall with heavy Gothic style stone imperial type stairs. Behind, a panelled room with stained glass windows. 1st floor library with cast-iron gallery. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with octagonal stone pillars having shaped finials. (Survey of London: Vol. XXI, Tottenham Court Road and Neighbourhood, St Pancras III: London: -1949).





Listing NGR: TQ2972082212

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 477354

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Survey of London - Tottenham Court Road and Neighbourhood St Pancras Part 3: Volume 21, (1949)

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