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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 20 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1271913

Location

NUMBER 20 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 20, CHURCH ROW

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: II*

Date first listed: 11-Aug-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 476947

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2685NW CHURCH ROW 798-1/26/231 (South side) 11/08/50 No.20 and attached railings

GV II*

Terraced house. c1720. Brown brick with red brick band at 1st floor level. Tiled mansard roof with dormers. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and basement. 3 windows. Architraved doorcase with enriched console-bracketed hood, fanlight with grille and panelled door. Gauged red brick segmental-arched to slightly recessed sashes with exposed boxing. Brick and stone cornice to parapet. Lead lion mask rainwater head and pipe to left. INTERIOR: entrance hall with ovolo-moulded panelling, box cornices and dado rails. Arched opening formed of early C18 cornice brackets installed by a Mr White in early C20 lead to staircase hall, with similar panelling, open string staircase with twisted balusters, corresponding dadoes, ramped handrails and double newels. Each floor with two principal rooms and rear closet. Ground floor with full-height panelling, box cornices, shutters and dado rails, a marble fireplace set with faience tiles. Rear room and closet also fully panelled, the former with corner fireplace. First floor with full-height ovolo-moulded panelling, box cornices and dadoes, the two rooms linked by double doors and retaining shutters. Second floor with unmoulded panelling, cornice and dado rails, early C18 fireplaces, the front room with cupboards to either side having H-hinges. Third floor attic reached by closed string, turned baluster stair and retains C18 cupboards. Basement reached by closed string turned baluster stair, the lower part renewed and inset with tiles by Anne Angus. A remarkably complete and 'text book' example of an early C18 interior. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings to area with early C20 wrought-iron standards flanking entrance. HISTORICAL NOTE: home of the Victorian architect, Thomas Garner, and of Henry Holiday, stained glass artist.





Listing NGR: TQ2630485621

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National Grid Reference: TQ 26304 85622

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