MAIN ENTRANCE GATEWAY, RAILINGS AND ATTACHED LODGES TO THE BRITISH MUSEUM

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1130406

Date first listed: 14-May-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Jan-1999

Statutory Address: MAIN ENTRANCE GATEWAY, RAILINGS AND ATTACHED LODGES TO THE BRITISH MUSEUM, GREAT RUSSELL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: MAIN ENTRANCE GATEWAY, RAILINGS AND ATTACHED LODGES TO THE BRITISH MUSEUM, GREAT RUSSELL STREET

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 30139 81619

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ3081NW GREAT RUSSELL STREET 798-1/100/699 (North side) 14/05/74 Main entrance gateway, railings and attached lodges to The British Museum (Formerly Listed as: GREAT RUSSELL STREET Railings and main entrance gateway of the British Museum)

GV II*

Main entrance gateway, railings & porters lodges. 1849. By Sydney Smirke. Cast-iron and granite. Large, elaborate, cast-iron double vehicle entrance gates flanked by single footgates. Engaged, fluted and foliated Corinthian columns, and pilasters, to piers surmounted by urns. Main piers of granite containing small porters' lodges with plain square-headed entrances. Elaborate cast-iron railings on granite plinth with granite interval piers, the standards in the form of candelabra on bases with clawed feet.



Listing NGR: TQ3013981619

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 477885

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