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SUMMIT HOUSE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND WALL

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: SUMMIT HOUSE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND WALL

List entry Number: 1245493

Location

SUMMIT HOUSE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND WALL, RED LION SQUARE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Camden

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Jul-1981

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477834

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ3081NE RED LION SQUARE 798-1/101/1372 (South side) 06/07/81 Summit House and attached railings and wall

GV II

Office block. 1925. By Westwood and Emberton. For Austin Reed. Steel frame faced with deep yellow faience emphasising the grid-like construction. 6 storeys with 3 storey stair bay to left. 8 window bays plus stair bay. Return to Dane Street of 4 storeys 10 windows. Bays articulated by plain faience cladding strips rising to a plain blocking course. Recessed entrance with wood doors incorporating 2 carved panels from the original doors, which illustrated Austin Reed products - ties, collars, socks, waistcoats etc, by Percy Metcalfe. One incorporates the letter box with carved envelopes, the word "letters" and a lion, the other a date panel carved with a lion. Metal-framed windows with spandrel panels having geometric faience relief decoration. The 3-storey bay with slightly protruding black painted metal bay rising through the storeys with narrow vertically set windows. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached decorative iron railing of curved spikes on a stone wall surrounding the area.





Listing NGR: TQ3061681665

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30616 81665

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