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20, BUNHILL ROW (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5225 / 51°31'21"N

Longitude: -0.0897 / 0°5'22"W

OS Eastings: 532630

OS Northings: 182133

OS Grid: TQ326821

Mapcode National: GBR S8.0D

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.DZGP

Entry Name: 20, BUNHILL ROW (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195486

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368600

Location: Islington, London, EC1Y

County: London

District: 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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Listing Text


635-1/76/110 (East side)
29/09/72 Nos.20, AND 21-29 (Odd)


Terraced houses. 1830-1831. For the Honourable Artillery
Company. Yellow and brown brick set in Flemish bond, stucco,
roofs obscured by parapet. Three and four storeys over
basement; the row consisted originally of ten houses with two
windows each, but the entrances of former nos 22-28 (even)
have been blocked, leaving a row of six houses.
Cambered-arched entrance with wooden doorcase having panelled
pilasters, cornice and overlight; other openings presumably
originally all cambered-arched, but first floors to nos 20-21
and 23-25 and former no 28 all have flat-arched windows.
Ground-floor windows have scrolled keystones, that to no. 21
with splayed embrasure; stucco sill band to first floor
inscribed at north end 'ARTILLERY PLACE WEST'; iron balconies
with Greek key and anthemion ornament; cartouche with coat of
arms of the Honourable Artillery Company between each pair of
first-floor windows; 6/6 sashes of original design to all
ground and first-floor windows except ground floor of no 21;
3/6 sashes of original design to second floor. Moulded stucco
cornice; attic storey to nos 20-21, and north part of nos 27
and 29. Stacks to party walls, raised on the three-storey
houses to ridge level of their four-storey neighbours. The
rear elevations, facing into the former New Artillery Fields,
have segmental bays.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3263082148

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