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23-24 Great James Street

1721, house rebuilt 1960s. Door, fanlight not original, doorframe and doorcase original but from 40 Great Ormond Street. Plaque to Dorothy Sayers.


Medium risk.


In 2007 the Bloomsbury Conservation Area Advisory Committee formed a sub-group to carry out a special project to survey front doors in the Bloomsbury Conservation Area.


Bloomsbury is justly famous for its Georgian terraces and their front doors with decorative fanlights above, and they are a vital part of the heritage of Bloomsbury. We considered it important that they are recorded and safeguarded.


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Taken on February 7, 2008