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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: NUMBERS 1-4 AND ATTACHED BALUSTRADES AND RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1067384

Location

NUMBERS 1-4 AND ATTACHED BALUSTRADES AND RAILINGS, 1-4, CUMBERLAND PLACE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCamdenLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 14-May-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Jan-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477036

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2882NE CUMBERLAND PLACE 798-1/87/288 (East side) 14/05/74 Nos.1-4 (Consecutive) and attached balustrades & railings (Formerly Listed as: CUMBERLAND PLACE Nos.1-4 (Consecutive)) (Formerly Listed as: CUMBERLAND PLACE Railings to garden forecourt of Nos.1-4 (consec))

GV I

Block of 4 houses giving impression of 1 large house. c1828. By John Nash and possibly J Thomson. Stucco with brick rear elevation. Slated mansard roof with dormers. EXTERIOR: symmetrical block with main elevation to Regent's Park but entrances on rear to Cumberland Place. 4 storeys, attics and basements. 7 window range. Returns with 3 windows and projecting semicircular bays rising to main cornice. Main elevation with projecting end bays and central projecting tetrastyle pedimented Corinthian portico, columns rising through 1st and 2nd floors, ground floor forming a podium. Corinthian pilasters to other bays, paired at projecting bays, supporting the main entablature with projecting cornice at 3rd floor level. Recessed sashes to ground, 2nd and 3rd floors. 1st floor with casements and cast-iron balconies. Cornice and blocking course above 3rd floor. Rear elevation with projecting end bays of 3 windows each, mostly blind. Entrances in projecting stucco porticoes with pilasters carrying entablature and blocking course; fanlights and panelled doors. Nos 2 & 3 with attached cast-iron railings to areas and steps flanking entrances. INTERIORS: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached stone balustrades and plain wrought-iron geometrical railings on low wall to garden forecourt. (Survey of London: Vol. XIX, Old St Pancras and Kentish Town (St Pancras II): London: -1938: 118).



Listing NGR: TQ2872482949

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: Old St Pancras and Kentish Town The Parish of St Pancras Part 2: Volume 19 - Date: 1938 - Journal Title: Survey of London - Page References: 118

National Grid Reference: TQ 28725 82949

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