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378 AND 380, GRAYS INN ROAD, 295 AND 297, PENTONVILLE ROAD

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: 378 AND 380, GRAYS INN ROAD, 295 AND 297, PENTONVILLE ROAD

List entry Number: 1113191

Location

295 AND 297, PENTONVILLE ROAD
378 AND 380, 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: 06-May-1997

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477616

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ3082NW GRAY'S INN ROAD 798-1/90/655 (North side) 06/05/97 Nos.378 AND 380

GV II

Includes: Nos.295 AND 297 PENTONVILLE ROAD. "Flat iron" block of shops with offices over, prominently situated at the junction of Gray's Inn Road and Pentonville Road. c1875. Built to replace buildings destroyed in the construction of the Metropolitan Railway. Brick with stucco dressings. Triangular plan with rounded apex. Shop fronts mostly altered. Upper floors have architraved sashes: 1st floor with keystones and console-bracketed pediments, 2nd floor with bracketed sills, keystones and console-bracketed cornices, 3rd floor with keystones. Continuous sill band formed by a deep, projecting, bracketed cornice. Above the 3rd floor windows a further cornice and blocking course, surmounted at the apex by a tall lead-sheathed tower, sometimes said to have been for spotting fires, with a cast-iron balcony at half-height, oculus and cornice capped by a small ribbed dome with weathervane finial. INTERIOR: not inspected. "The Lighthouse Building" forms an important local landmark.

CAMDEN

TQ3082NW PENTONVILLE ROAD 798-1/90/655 Nos.295 AND 297 06/05/97

GV II

See under: Nos.378 AND 380 GRAY'S INN ROAD.







Listing NGR: TQ3037082984

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30370 82984

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