[Bloomsbury, London.] Auction catalogue: 'Particulars, Plans and Conditions of Sale of the Freehold Foundling Estate, Bloomsbury, W.C.1 […] all embracing an area of about 11 acres in Central London'.

Foundling Estate, Bloomsbury, London [Dominion Students' Hall Trust; Knight, Frank & Rutley, auctioneers and estate agents]
Publication details: 
By Direction of Dominion Students' Hall Trust. Auction by Knight, Frank & Rutley at the Royal Hotel, Woburn Place, W.C.1. [London] 26 and 27 November 1958.
SKU: 21098

Full title: 'By Direction of Dominion Student's [sic] Hall Trust. | Particulars, Plans and Conditions of Sale of | The Freehold Foundling Estate Bloomsbury, W.C.1 | producing a Gross Income of about £112,000 per ann. increasing in the near future to about £118000 per ann. and comprising Ground Rents, Rack Rents and Tenancies secured on Shops, offices, private hotels, flats, institutional hostels and other residential properties. Cleared building sites. Vacant possession of Lot 118, viz. The Estate offices with self-contained flat | all embracing an area of about 11 acres in Central London.' 151pp., folio. With additional eight full-page photographs of various houses and streets, and coloured 'Key Plan' as frontispiece, as well as three fold-out tables. Three plans (two coloured) in text. Loose folded 'Plan Showing the remaining parts of the Foundling Estate Plan No. 2' inserted in wallet at rear. Stapled into buff printed wraps. Internally in good condition, with light signs of age and wear; wraps worn and chipped at edges. On shiny art paper. Begins with a full-page 'History' of the area, followed by two pages of 'General Remarks' and a two-page 'Summary of Lots'. 125 lots, with the various properties in Marchmont Street, Tavistock Place, Handel Street, Hunter Street, Millman Street, Bernard Street, Brunswick Square, the Colonnade, Coram Street, Grenville Street. No copy in the London Metropolitan Archives, and no other copy traced, either on OCLC WorldCat or on COPAC.