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Numbers 1-12 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5432 / 51°32'35"N

Longitude: -0.1008 / 0°6'2"W

OS Eastings: 531796

OS Northings: 184408

OS Grid: TQ317844

Mapcode National: GBR P0.HZ

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.6GKV

Entry Name: Numbers 1-12 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 20 September 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368679

Location: Islington, London, N1

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Islington

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/53/189 (South side)
20/09/54 Nos.1-12 (Consecutive)
and attached railings


Terraced houses. 1821. Developed by Richard Laycock. Grey
brick laid in Flemish bond, stucco, roof obscured by parapet.
Four storeys over basement, two windows each. Nos 1-2, 6-7,
and ll-l2 project slightly. Steps up to round-arched entrance
with engaged Greek Doric columns, cornice, fanlight with
decorative glazing, panelled door of original design.
Ground-floor window elliptical-arched with gauged brick head,
set within a recessed panel of the same kind. Nos 1- 2, 6-7,
and 11-12 are distinguished by channelled rusticated stucco to
ground floor and entrances with elliptical arches and simple
doorcases; nos 6-7 have a double open porch of Greek Doric
columns carrying a single entablature; nos 1-2 and 11-12 have
only the rear pilasters of such a scheme. Nos 1, 4-9, and
11-12 have 2/4 sashes with pointed-arched glazing bars. Stucco
band between floors. All upper windows flat-arched with gauged
brick heads and 6/6 sashes to first and second floor, 3/6 to
most third-floor windows. First-floor windows have piano
nobile proportions and are set within recessed round-arched
panels with gauged brick heads, the arcade linked by a stucco
springing band. Shallow iron balconies to all first floor
windows except no 5 which has a deeper balcony carried on
brackets with iron railings. Cornice band above second floor.
Parapet. Single-storey extension to side of no 1 with one
elliptical-arched window set within similar recessed panel. No
8 has an LCC tablet recording the residence of Samuel Phelps,
tragedian. Cast-iron railings to area.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3179684408

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