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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 13-24 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS THE DIORAMA, BEDFORD COLLEGE ANNEXE

List entry Number: 1322054

Location

NUMBERS 13-24 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 13-24, PARK SQUARE EAST
THE DIORAMA, BEDFORD COLLEGE ANNEXE, PETO 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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477715

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2882SE PARK SQUARE EAST 798-1/92/1279 (East side) 14/05/74 Nos.13-24 (Consecutive) and attached railings

GV I

Includes: The Diorama, Bedford College Annexe PETO PLACE. Terrace of 12 houses, the northern most bay forming part of No.1 St Andrew's Place (qv). c1823-5. By John Nash. Nos 13-16 and Nos 20-24 converted to flats c1986, many original interior features destroyed. Stucco and slated mansard roofs with dormers. EXTERIOR: symmetrical terrace, 3 bays at either end and centre 7 window bays projecting. Projecting bays 4 storeys, and basements; otherwise, 3 storeys, attics and basements. 3 windows each. Ground floor with attached Ionic order supporting an entablature surmounted by a continuous cast-iron balcony (the northern most projection without railings). Square-headed doorways with architraves, cornices, pilaster-jambs carrying cornice-heads and patterned fanlights (except Nos 16, 19, 21, and 23) and panelled doors. Architraved sash windows with cornices and some glazing bars. 1st floor windows arcaded with keystones, archivolts and moulded imposts. 2nd floor sill band. Dentil cornice at 3rd floor with attic storeys over centre and end bays and balustraded parapets between. INTERIORS: with stone stairs, cast-iron, foliated balusters and wreathed wood handrails. Some panelled rooms; most with enriched ceiling cornices and central roundels. Rear ground floor room of No.24 with good vaulted and moulded ceiling, roundels of Classical figures, pilasters and pedimented mirror over original fireplace. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with urn finials to areas. No.18 incorporates at the rear, in Peto Place, a 3 storey, altered, polygonal building in brick with stone capped buttresses between round-arched 2nd floor windows. This was the Diorama, a picture show designed by Augustus Charles Pugin. By 1854 it had been converted into a Baptist Chapel which closed 1922 when the Middlesex Hospital used it for a rheumatism treatment pool. An arts co-operative at time of inspection in 1989.



CAMDEN

TQ2882SE PETO PLACE 798-1/92/1279 The Diorama, Bedford College Annexe 14/05/74

GV I

See under: Nos.13-24 and attached railings PARK SQUARE EAST.



Listing NGR: TQ2876982269

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National Grid Reference: TQ 28769 82273

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