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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 4 TO 16 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1322086

Location

NUMBERS 4 TO 16 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 4 TO 16, GREAT ORMOND STREET

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: 24-Oct-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477652

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ3082SE GREAT ORMOND STREET 798-1/96/666 (North side) 24/10/51 Nos.4-16 (Even) and attached railings

GV II*

7 terraced houses. c1720-1, No.4 built by J Cooper; No.6, E Chapman; Nos 8-16 by J Ragdall. Nos 6 & 8 refronted c1860. Nos 4, 10 & 12 restored c1980-1 by Donald Insall & Associates for Rugby Estates and LB Camden. Brown brick with red brick dressings; Nos 6 & 8 yellow stock brick with red brick dressings. Projecting brick strips between the houses. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and basements. 3 windows each; No.10 with blind half window. No.12, 4 windows. Parapets. No.4: wooden Doric doorcase with fluted pilasters carrying entablature with enriched frieze, patterned radial fanlight and panelled door. Gauged red brick dressings to recessed sashes; 1st and 2nd floors with red brick fielded panel aprons. No.6: wooden doorcase with fluted Ionic half columns carrying entablature with mutule pediment; rectangular fanlight, door currently boarded up. Gauged brick segmental arches to 2-pane sash windows with keystones and bracketed sills. Moulded brick bands at floor levels and enriched brick band at parapet level. No.8: similar to No.6 but doorcase with fluted pilasters carrying projecting cornice; rectangular fanlight and door currently boarded up. No.10: wooden doorcase with fluted pilasters carrying projecting cornice; rectangular fanlight and panelled door. Gauged brick flat arches to recess sash windows. No.12: wooden doorcase with fluted pilasters carrying a frieze with central small female head flanked by triglyphs with guttae and paterae. Foliated console brackets support a dentil cornice forming a hood with panelled soffit. Radial patterned fanlight and panelled door. Gauged brick flat arches to flush frame sashes with exposed boxing on ground and 1st floor; recessed sashes, 2nd and 3rd floors. No.14: wooden doorcase with pilasters carrying entablature with projecting cornice; rectangular fanlight and panelled door. Gauged brick flat arches to flush framed sashes with exposed boxing. No.16: wooden doorcase with reeded pilasters supporting console brackets carrying a projecting cornice. Panelled reveals. Patterned rectangular fanlight and panelled door.



Gauged brick flat arches to flush framed sashes with exposed boxing. INTERIORS: not inspected but noted to retain some original staircases with spiral balusters and carved tread ends and some panelled rooms, No.10 is noted to be especially good. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings, mostly with urn or torch flambe finials to areas.



Listing NGR: TQ3065282093

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30650 82089

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