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27 and 28, Barnsbury Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnsbury, London

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Latitude: 51.5422 / 51°32'31"N

Longitude: -0.111 / 0°6'39"W

OS Eastings: 531093

OS Northings: 184277

OS Grid: TQ310842

Mapcode National: GBR M1.7B

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.1H5M

Entry Name: 27 and 28, Barnsbury Square

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195468

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368554

Location: Islington, London, N1

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Barnsbury

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Andrew Barnsbury

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/52/66 (North side)
29/09/72 Nos.27 AND 28


Semi-detached villas. c. 1835 by Bilham. Stucco over brick
except main face and extension of No. 27 which are of yellow
stock brick; Welsh-slate hipped roofs with projecting eaves
(no. 28 bracketed), and centre and right end- wall brick
stacks. Side-hall entrance plan. Three storeys and basements;
3 windows each including narrower 1-window recessed entrance
bay and 1-window two-storey extension. Stucco storey band to
ground floor, and sill band to 1st floor. Steps rise to
entrance porch; No. 27 with C20 enclosed wood porch, and No.
28 with very fine pedimented cast-iron porch and original
2-panelled door with glazing. Inner bay with elliptical-arched
ground 1/1 and 1st floor 6/6 sashes with side-lights and
'Barnsbury wreath' in tympana; No. 27 with gauged brick arches
and No. 28 with architraves, keystones and sill brackets.
Upper storeys of entrance bay and 2nd floor inner bay with 6/6
sashes; 2nd floor inner bay sashes set in flat-arched
recesses. C20 extension to No. 27; extension to No. 28 perhaps
earlier and features 1/1 sashes with margin lights, bracketed
cornice to lst floor and coping to parapet.

Listing NGR: TQ3109384277

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