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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: NUMBER 4 5 AND 6 AND ATTACHED PUMP

List entry Number: 1246100

Location

NUMBER 4 5 AND 6 AND ATTACHED PUMP, 4 5 AND 6, STAPLE INN

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCity and County of the City of LondonLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 01-Feb-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 454469

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History

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Details

TQ3181NW STAPLE INN 627-0/1/10154 (North side) 24/10 Nos.4, 5 AND 6 and attached pump (Formerly Listed as: CAMDEN STAPLE INN Nos.4-6 (Consecutive)) GV I

3 terraced chambers formed by the rear of Nos 337 and 338 High Holborn and Nos 1-4 Holborn Bars (qv). They form the north side of a courtyard. cl586 but altered in C18 and refaced in brick 1826. Restored by Alfred Waterhouse c1886. Extensively reconstructed in 1937, probably by Stuart W Spiller, to preserve north facades. Brown brick with moulded brick cornice at 2nd floor level and plain brick band at lst floor. Tiled roof with dormers. 4 storeys, attics and semi-basement. 12 window range. Doorway of No. 4 with stone surround with pulvinated frieze (with apron tablet over centre) and cornice with ball above. Entrance to Nos 5 & 6 beneath asymmetrically placed entrance arch from Holborn Bars. Arch with rusticated surround topped by a plain stone band. Slightly projecting bay above with Venetian window to 1st floor and tripartite sash to 2nd. Gauged flat brick arches to flush frame sashes. Parapet.

INTERIORS: not inspected. The chambers are listed Grade I for their Holborn fronts.

SUBSIDIARY FEATURE: attached water pump to No.6, dated 1937. Lead. Panelled design with pediment and central spout with quatrefoil surround. Base of 3 brick and stone bowed and shaped steps.

Formerly Listed in the LB of Camden. Since 1 April 1994 Staple Inn has been within the City of London.

Listing NGR: TQ3116481585

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31157 81585

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