1, 3 AND 5, BLOOMSBURY STREET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1244459

Date first listed: 30-Jan-1973

Statutory Address: 1, 3 AND 5, BLOOMSBURY STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 1, 3 AND 5, BLOOMSBURY 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 30032 81453

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ3081SW BLOOMSBURY STREET 798-1/105/108 (West side) 30/01/73 Nos.1, 3 AND 5

GV II

Terrace of 3 houses with later shops. c1766-67, fronts altered c1845. Built by J Medlam & altered by HW Cooper. Stucco. 3 storeys, attic and cellars. 3 windows each, No.5 with 5-window return (mostly blind) and 2 storeys, 1 window entrance addition, to Streatham Street. Recessed sash windows with some original glazing bars, secondary cornice at 3rd floor level, cornice and blocking course. No.1: rusticated ground floor with round-arched doorway, fanlight and panelled door. Architraves to windows, round-headed openings ground floor, consoles and pediments (centre segmental) 1st floor. INTERIOR: not inspected but noted to retain marble mantlepieces and Adam style ceiling on the 1st floor. Square panelling and C18 fireplaces 2nd floor. No.3 later C19 ground floor shop. Lugged architraves to 1st floor windows. INTERIOR: not inspected. No.5: later C19 stucco ground floor shopfront with attached Ionic columns carrying entablature with console-bracketed cornice. Lugged architraves to 1st floor windows, each with wrought-iron balcony. Return of multi-coloured stock brick with plain stucco band at 1st floor level; windows with gauged red brick arches; attached cast-iron railings. INTERIOR: not inspected but noted to have square balusters and shaped ends to stairs on upper floor. HISTORICAL NOTE: No.5 was the home from 1766-1771 of Paul Saunders, tapestry-maker, whose commercial premises lay at the rear (Nos 2 & 4 Streatham Street, now demolished). The houses originally formed part of a longer terrace demolished for the construction of New Oxford Street, at which time the fronts were altered.





Listing NGR: TQ3003281453

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