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North Side Yard

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, Islington

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Latitude: 51.5216 / 51°31'17"N

Longitude: -0.0915 / 0°5'29"W

OS Eastings: 532504

OS Northings: 182020

OS Grid: TQ325820

Mapcode National: GBR R8.LQ

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.C0GW

Plus Code: 9C3XGWC5+J9

Entry Name: North Side Yard

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187310

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368732

Location: Bunhill, Islington, London, EC1Y

County: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Bunhill

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Giles Cripplegate

Church of England Diocese: London

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635-1/78/242 (North side)
29/09/72 North side yard, Whitbread's Brewery


Brewery buildings. 1870, altered. Yellow brick set in Flemish
bond, stucco, roof of slate where visible. Three and four
storeys; entrance to the yard flanked by the Brewers' House to
west, with one-window range to Chiswell Street and four-window
range to yard, and by a three-storey building to the east,
with one-window range to Chiswell Street and answering facade
treatment; the rear buildings, to three sides of the yard are
of three storeys, ten-window range to west, three to north and
thirteen to east. To Chiswell Street the Brewers' House has an
elliptical-arched entrance in recessed centre with gauged
brick head and fanlight; bold dentil cornice which runs across
single-bay screen wall to yard; first-floor window
round-arched, second- and third-floor flat-arched, all with
gauged brick heads; moulded stucco storey band between first
and second floor, moulded stucco cornice above second and
third floors; parapet. Return to yard has small
segmental-arched windows to ground floor, flat-arched above,
all with gauged brick heads. Answering facade has blank ground
floor, added single-storey projecting blocks, heavy dentil
cornice running out in the same way, round-arched window to
first floor and flat-arched to second, answering mouldings and
Yard buildings have flat-arched warehouse openings under metal
beams, with late C20 glazing inserted, to the ground floor on
three sides, apart from seven segmental arches to the south
end of the east side, and to the first floor on the west and
north sides. Pedimented stone sundial of 1774 from former
buildings on the site inserted at first-floor level on north
side. Third-floor windows segmental-arched on all three sides;
parapet to east and west sides; north side has a gable to the
western bay and parapet to the rest with mansard behind,and
gabled four-storey cross-wing at the north-east corner.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3250482020

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