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King's Bench Walk, looking south

According to British Listed Buildings, the Grade II chambers on Gray's Inn Square date from around 1676 and were restored in 1949. “Brown brick with red brick dressings. Brick bands between floors. Tiled roof. 4 storeys and cellar. Double-fronted with 8 windows. Stone doorcase with consoles and broken segmental pediment 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.”

Left: Another view of the square. Right: The exit and entrance to the square.

The Chapel

Left: The side of the chapel facing Gray's Inn Square. Right: The opposite side of the chapel.

Left: Pomeroy's 1912 statue of Sir Francis Bacon in front of the Gray's Inn law library. Middle: Weathervane on chapel with emblem of the Inn. Right: The side of the courtyard opposite the chapel.

King's Bench Walk, looking south

Gates to the Gray's Inn Gardens.

Left: Atlas Chambers. Middle: Two griffins. Right: Memorial plaque for the WWI dead.

Related Material


“Grays Inn Square Number 1 and Attached Railings.” British Listed Buildings. English Heritage Building ID: 477456. Web. 17 August 2012. Web. 17 August 2012. Web. 17 August 2012.

Last modified 3 September 2012