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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: PARNELL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1378865

Location

PARNELL HOUSE, STREATHAM 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: 14-May-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 478225

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ2981SE STREATHAM STREET 798-1/104/1544 (North side) 14/05/74 Parnell House

II*

Block of artisans' flats. 1849. By Henry Roberts. For The Society for Improving the Condition of the Labouring Classes. Interiors replanned c1985. Yellow stock brick with rusticated stucco 1st & 2nd floors, and stucco dressings. Fireproof construction of brick load-bearing walls and arched hollow-brick floors. L-shaped plan. EXTERIOR: 5 storeys and basement (top storey added later). 6 bays and 12-window return to Dyott Street. Stucco doorway surround with architrave, console-bracketed cornice and pediment. Plain stucco band at 2nd floor level inscribed "MODEL HOUSES FOR FAMILIES". Square-headed recessed sash windows with stucco lintels in form of gauged flat arches; ground and 1st floor windows in stucco recesses. Stucco sill bands at 2nd and 4th floors, and stucco plinth. Bracketed brick cornice. Open galleries in courtyard, supported by brick piers which span 2 floors, give access to flats comprising kitchen and scullery, living room and mostly with 2 bedrooms. INTERIORS: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: originally known as Streatham Street Buildings, they are the earliest surviving example of flats to provide accommodation for the "deserving poor" in regular employment. The second earliest survivor is New Court, Flask Walk (qv).



Listing NGR: TQ3000581476

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30005 81476

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