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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GRAYS INN SQUARE NUMBERS 12, 13 AND 14, GATEHOUSE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1322147

Location

GRAYS INN SQUARE NUMBERS 12, 13 AND 14, GATEHOUSE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, GRAY'S INN

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: 477458

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ3181NW GRAY'S INN 798-1/102/631 (East side) 24/10/51 Gray's Inn Square Nos.12, 13 and 14, Gatehouse and attached railings

GV II*

3 terraced chambers & gatehouse fronting Gray's Inn Road. c1684-88, later restorations. Brown brick with red brick dressings. Brick bands between floors. Tiled roof. 4 storeys and cellars. 7 windows each, gatehouse 2 windows and No.14 plus 2 half windows. Stone doorcases with consoles and broken segmental pediments with ball in centre. Gauged red brick flat arches and dressings to flush frame windows with boxing and glazing bars. Wood block bracketed eaves cornice. INTERIORS: retain some panelled rooms. All with dog-leg stair of turned balusters and square newels. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with urn finials to areas. Gatehouse between Nos 13 & 14: brown brick with rusticated stone ground floor. Rusticated stone quoins and stone bands. Flat arch carriage entrance with griffon carved on keystone. Windows with stone architraves and flush frames with glazing bars. Enriched modillion cornice with pediment. Gray's Inn Road elevation similar but windows have red gauged flat arches and dressings. In carriageway, windows and doorway of former C18 bookshop with frame for shutters and panelled surround.





Listing NGR: TQ3106481774

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31064 81774

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