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WILLING HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALL WITH RAILINGS

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: WILLING HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALL WITH RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1113190

Location

WILLING HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALL WITH RAILINGS, 356-364, GRAYS INN ROAD

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: 14-May-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477615

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ3082NW GRAY'S INN ROAD 798-1/90/654 (East side) 14/05/74 Nos.356-364 (Even) Willing House & attached wall with railings

II

Offices. 1909. By Alfred Hart and Leslie Waterhouse. For Messrs Willing Advertising. Carving by William Aumonier. Red brick with stone dressings and 1st floor band. Stone 2nd floor and right hand bay. Steeply pitched slated mansard roofs with dormers. Windows with small leaded panes. STYLE: French Baroque. EXTERIOR: irregular facade of 3 storeys and attics, 5 storeys right hand bay. Left hand 3 bays forming a slightly projecting pavilion with round-arched central main entrance. Pilasters flanking entrance surmounted by large winged lions supporting a great 7-light bowed window with enriched apron, segmental headed lights and pilasters supporting a cornice and domed roof in an arched recess. To either side, transom and mullion casements with aprons; 1st floor with segmental-arched enrichment with small keystones. 2nd floor with paired stone Ionic columns to outer bays, flanking 2-light windows and supporting a modillion entablature with round-arched balustrade (piers with swags and features terminating in balls) over. Central dormer with transom and mullion casement flanked by scrolled consoles. Roof surmounted by a statue of Mercury. Central block of 3 windows, casements to ground floor and 2nd floor (3-light centre flanked by two 2-light), 1st floor round-arched with keystones and aprons. Entablature. Central gable with scrolled consoles flanked by 2 stepped gables. Projecting single right hand bay with arched vehicle entrance to courtyard, flanked by carved tablets. Canted oriel window above the entrance with 3 round-arched lights with keystones and attached columns supporting an entablature and pediment. Above this, a 3-light casement window and entablature. Entablature surmounted by a Venetian window type feature and a round-arched balustrade around the top of the bay (piers with features terminating in balls). Rising from the top of the bay, a rectangular lantern with round-arched openings, pilasters and a projecting cornice, broken back at the angles. Pointed roof terminating in a ball finial. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached stone wall and piers with low cast-iron railings.



Listing NGR: TQ3049182936

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30491 82936

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