CHARLES DICKENS HOUSE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1356735

Date first listed: 10-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Jan-1999

Statutory Address: CHARLES DICKENS HOUSE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 48, DOUGHTY STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: CHARLES DICKENS HOUSE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 48, DOUGHTY 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 30780 82201

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ3082SE DOUGHTY STREET 798-1/96/312 (East side) 10/06/54 No.48 Charles Dickens' House and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: DOUGHTY STREET Nos.39-62 (Consecutive))

GV I

Terraced house. c1807-9. Darkened stock brick with slate mansard roof and dormer. Plain stucco 1st floor sill band. 3 storeys, attic and basement. 3 windows. Round-arched doorway with stucco surround, pilaster-jambs, cornice-head, fanlight and panelled door. Gauged brick flat arches to recessed sashes; ground floor with louvred shutters, 1st floor with cast-iron balconies. Stucco cornice and blocking course. Original lead rainwater head and pipe. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with urn finials to areas. HISTORICAL NOTE: this house was between 1837 and 1839 the home of Charles Dickens (LLC plaque) and is now a house museum: it is listed Grade I for this reason. (Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood, Parish of St Pancras IV: London: -1952: 50-54).



Listing NGR: TQ3078282203

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 477070

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), 50,51,52
'Survey of London' in Survey of London - Kings Cross neighbourhood The Parish of St Pancras Part 4: Volume 24 , (1951), 53,54

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