14 Lincoln's Inn Fields

Julian Harrap Architects, London, 2007


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No. 14 (to the right of the museum) is less spectacular than No. 13 but, with No.12 gives the row geometry 

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  • No. 14 (to the right of the museum) is less spectacular than No. 13 but, with No.12 gives the row geometry    
  • No. 14 is organised around a cantilever staircase like that in the museum at No. 13    
  • Stairwell    
  • Natural light filters down through the stairwell    
  • Detail of balustrade    
  • View of stairwell    
  • Dining room     
  • The first floor research library has a reinforced starfish ceiling    
  • The second floor front room    
  • The second floor kitchenette    
  • Soane    
  • The restoration revealed the original colour of the ground floor lecture room - a Pompeiian red that has been matched and repainted    
  • Plans    
  • Watercolour of original front facade    
  • Stairwell before refurbishment    
  • Watercolour of original ground floor lecture room    
  • Roof light detail    

Restoration of Grade I-listed No.14 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London

The restoration of Grade I-listed No.14 Lincoln's Inn Fields is part of an expansion by the neighbouring Sir John Soane Museum.

Julian Harrap Architects have been the inspecting architects for the museum for twenty years, building on the work of the English architect Sir John Soane.

Working from the extensive archive of Soane's drawings, the architects restored the buildings in their original form but have also introduced modern gallery and education spaces.


  • Begun: May 2006
  • Completed: 2007
  • Floor area: 471m2
  • Sector: Arts and culture
  • Total cost: £968,825
  • Procurement: JCT Intermediate Form of Contract 1998
  • Address: 14 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3BP, United Kingdom

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