NUMBERS 2-12 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1113138

Date first listed: 14-May-1974

Statutory Address: NUMBERS 2-12 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 2-12, MORNINGTON CRESCENT

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: NUMBERS 2-12 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 2-12, MORNINGTON CRESCENT

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 29110 83147

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2983SW MORNINGTON CRESCENT 798-1/83/1151 (West side) 14/05/74 Nos.2-12 (Consecutive) and attached railings

GV II

Terrace of 11 houses forming part of a crescent. 1821-32. Built by I Bryant. For the Southampton Estate. End of terrace houses, stucco with rusticated ground floors and 3rd floor string; others yellow stock brick (No.4 painted) with rusticated stucco ground floors and slate mansard roofs with segmental headed dormers (No.4 square). Symmetrical terrace with slightly projecting end bays (Nos 2 & 3 and 11 & 12). EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attics and basements; end houses, 4 storeys and basements. All with 2 windows each. Round-arched ground floor openings; sashes of end houses in shallow recesses. Most doorways with 3/4 Doric columns carrying cornice-heads; fanlights (Nos 2, 3, 11 & 12 patterned) and panelled doors. Recessed sashes; end houses architraved, others with gauged brick flat arches. 1st floors with continuous cast-iron balconies. End houses with parapets; others with stucco blocking course, only No.5 retaining cornice. INTERIORS: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with tasselled spearhead finials to areas. HISTORICAL NOTE: from 1905 No.6 was the home of Walter Sickert, painter & etcher. Sickert was prominent in both the Camden Town and Fitzroy Groups of painters and the subsequent London Group; during the 1890s he painted and sketched the Bedford Music Hall in Camden. (Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood (parish of St Pancras IV): London: -1952: 132).



Listing NGR: TQ2911083147

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Legacy System number: 477539

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Survey of London - Kings Cross neighbourhood The Parish of St Pancras Part 4: Volume 24 , (1951), 132

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