NUMBERS 55 TO 59 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1113035
Date first listed:
14-May-1974
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 55 TO 59 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 55 TO 59, GORDON SQUARE

Map

Ordnance survey map of NUMBERS 55 TO 59 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS
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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 55 TO 59 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 55 TO 59, 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 29866 82209

Details

CAMDEN

TQ2982SE GORDON SQUARE 798-1/94/596 (South side) 14/05/74 Nos.55-59 (Consecutive) and attached railings

GV II

Terrace of 5 houses. c1824. Built by Thomas Cubitt. Yellow stock brick with stucco ground floor (Nos 55 & 59 rusticated) and dressings. EXTERIOR: symmetrical front of 11 bays, 3 bays at each end projecting. Left hand return 1 window; right hand return to Woburn Square, 3 windows and single storey, 1-window extension. 4 storeys and basements. Entrances on main facade converted to C20 sash windows. Projecting bays with 4 pilasters rising through the 1st and 2nd storeys to support an entablature at 3rd floor level, continuing in a simplified form across the front of the building. Windows to projecting bays tripartite sashes except 1st floor being casements with cast-iron balconies. Architraved 1st floor casements to centre of facade with cast-iron balconies. Plain stucco 2nd floor sill band. Remaining windows, recessed sashes. Parapet with stucco capping. Returns with pilasters at angles supporting entablature at 3rd floor level. No.55 entrance in left hand single storey extension with pilasters and segmental headed window; entrance to No.59 on right hand return with Doric porch surmounted by a balustraded balcony to 1st floor window. INTERIORS: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with foliated finials to areas.





Listing NGR: TQ2986782205

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
477362
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 28 Jul 2004
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