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Number 48 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5435 / 51°32'36"N

Longitude: -0.1016 / 0°6'5"W

OS Eastings: 531745

OS Northings: 184436

OS Grid: TQ317844

Mapcode National: GBR P0.BW

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.6G5M

Entry Name: Number 48 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 20 September 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195517

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368686

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 Stephen Canonbury

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/53/196 (West side)
20/09/54 No.48
and attached railings


Terraced house. 1821. Developed by Richard Laycock. Yellow
brick set in Flemish bond, stucco, roof of Welsh slate. The
principal front faces into Canonbury Square. Four storeys over
basement, three-window range, double-fronted. Steps up to
round-arched entrance framed in stucco with pilasters
supporting rusticated arch with vermiculated keystone,
doorcase inset with pilasters supporting modillion cornice,
fanlight with decorative glazing bars, panelled door of
original design. All windows flat-arched with gauged brick
heads, those to ground and second floors having 6/6 sashes,
those to first floor of piano nobile proportions, with balcony
on brackets; parapet. Round-arched dormers in mansard roof.
Elevation to Canonbury Lane four storeys above basement,
three-window range, with outside windows blank, 6/6 sashes on
ground and second floors, cast-iron balcony to first floor.
Cast-iron railings to area with spear and urn finials.
(Mary Cosh: Typescript of forthcoming book on the squares of
north Islington).

Listing NGR: TQ3174584436

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