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Numbers 18-31 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Latitude: 51.5308 / 51°31'50"N

Longitude: -0.1099 / 0°6'35"W

OS Eastings: 531206

OS Northings: 183009

OS Grid: TQ312830

Mapcode National: GBR M5.HF

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.1SSD

Entry Name: Numbers 18-31 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195542

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368759

Location: Islington, London, N1

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Clerkenwell

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Clerkenwell St Mark

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3183SW CLAREMONT SQUARE
635-1/64/268 (South side)
29/09/72 Nos.18-31 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
CLAREMONT SQUARE
(South side)
Nos.18 & 19;20-26;27-31)

GV II

Terrace of 14 houses on south side of square. 1821-1828. By
William Chadwell Mylne, Surveyor to the New River Estate;
restored c.1970 (no. 31 completely dismantled and refronted
1979) by Andrews Sherlock, architects. Beige and gold stock
bricks set in Flemish bond with banded stucco ground floors;
roofs obscured by parapet, brick party-wall stacks. Side-hall
entrance plan with staircase. Four storeys with basement; 2
windows each; centre block (nos. 23-26) projects slightly.
Steps rise to entrance on left: doorway with fluted 1/4 column
jambs carrying corniced-head, original 6-panelled door (no. 31
C20) and elliptical-arched fanlight (nos. 18-23 & 25, 27-31
patterned). Ground-floor 2/2 (no. 23), 6/6 (nos. 18-20, 22,
24) and 8/8 (21, 25-31) sashes; gauged-brick flat arches to
upper floors. 1st floor with stucco sill band to 6/6
full-length sashes set in arched recesses linked by stucco
impost bands; coupled iron-bracketed balconies with iron
railings in Vitruvian scroll and anthemion pattern. 2nd floor
6/6 sashes; 3rd floor 3/6 (no. 21 6/6; no. 22 3/3) sashes.
Plain parapets (with stone coping to nos. 20-22 & 31; stucco
parapet to nos. 23-30). Rebuilding and patching-in to upper
storeys. Attached iron area railings with knob and disc
finials.
(The Squares of Islington: Cosh, Mary: Part I: Finsbury and
Clerkenwell: London: 1990-: 21-26).


Listing NGR: TQ3120683009

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