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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: THE LONDON FOOT HOSPITAL AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1112997

Location

THE LONDON FOOT HOSPITAL AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 33-40, FITZROY SQUARE

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: 10-Jun-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477300

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2982SW FITZROY SQUARE 798-1/93/450 (South side) 10/06/54 Nos.33-40 (Consecutive) The London Foot Hospital and attached railings

GV I

Symmetrical terrace of 8 houses forming the south side of Fitzroy Square, now in use as a hospital. c1792-8. By Robert and James Adam. Nos 36, 37 & 38 facades restored in facsimile following war damage. Portland stone with rusticated ground floor. Symmetrical facade with 3 bays in the centre and at each end projecting. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and basements. 3 windows each. Nos 33 & 40 with 5 window returns (mostly blind) to Conway Street and Fitzroy Street respectively. Round-arched ground floor openings linked by impost bands. Doorways with pilaster-jambs carrying cornice heads; fanlights (some radial patterned) and panelled doors. Sash windows in shallow, plain recesses. Upper floors with square-headed, recessed sash windows, the 1st floor with continuous cast-iron balcony. Plain 2nd floor sill band. Main cornice with enriched frieze at 3rd floor level. Cornice above attic storey with blocking course. Centre projection with 2 recessed columns in antis through the 1st to 2nd floor. Above, a Diocletian window. Each bay to either side with pilasters rising from 1st to 3rd floor supporting the main cornice. Attic storey with 5 oculi, the outer 2 enriched with swags. End pavilions; 1st floor centre bay with 2 recessed Ionic columns in antis supporting a recessed architrave and enriched frieze. To either side, shallow, rectangular niches with roundels of Classical figures above. Main cornice at 3rd floor level with moulded, enriched panel. Central Diocletian window to attic storey. INTERIORS: mostly plain with enriched ceiling cornices, stone staircases with iron balustrades and some marble fireplaces. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with urn finials to areas. Nos 33, 37 and 40 were listed on 14/05/74. (Survey of London: Vol. XXI, Tottenham Court Road and Neighbourhood, St Pancras III: London: -1949: 52-8).





Listing NGR: TQ2915482020

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Survey of London - Tottenham Court Road and Neighbourhood St Pancras Part 3: Volume 21, (1949), 52-58

National Grid Reference: TQ 29165 82041

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