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2-16, Copenhagen Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5356 / 51°32'8"N

Longitude: -0.1099 / 0°6'35"W

OS Eastings: 531185

OS Northings: 183553

OS Grid: TQ311835

Mapcode National: GBR M3.GP

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.1NQM

Entry Name: 2-16, Copenhagen Street

Listing Date: 20 June 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195569

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368835

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


635-1/58/342 (North side)
20/06/74 Nos.2-16 (Even)


8 terraced houses, no. 2 with shop. c.1820s-1830s; corner
shopfront late C19. Yellow and brown stock bricks set in
Flemish bond with banded stucco ground-floor (nos. 4-16, plain
stucco to no. 8) and plain stucco to upper floors (nos. 8-10);
no. 6 with red and blue gauged brick flat arches and string
courses to upper floors; roofs obscured by parapet; brick
party-wall stacks. Side-hall entrance plan with staircase.
Three storeys with basement; 2 windows each (no. 2
triangular-shaped, 2:1:1 around returning corner). Low steps
rise to elliptical arched entrance to right bay. No. 2: house
door to left bay and covered sash to right bay in Copenhagen
Street; recessed shop entrance to curved corner flanked by
late C19 shop windows with altered C20 glazing to returns in
Copenhagen and Cloudesley Roads; pilasters support curved
overhanging fascia, end consoles and projecting cornice. Other
doorways with pilaster (nos. 2-10) and fluted 1/4 column (nos.
12-16) jambs carrying corniced-head, panelled door (nos. 4, 6,
8, & 10 C20), and plain fanlight (no. 10 curved & radial
glazing bars; nos. 14 & 16 patterned). Ground-floor
segmental-arched 6/6 sashes (no. 2 covered by C20 board), nos.
6, 8 & 16 with margin lights; gauged brick flat arches to
upper floors. 1st floor blind (no. 2 over shop entrance), 6/6
(nos. 2-10 & 16) & 2/2 (12-14) full-length sashes (except no.
4 which are short) with stucco sill band and individual iron
balconies to nos. 8-12 (other balconies missing) with
Vitruvian scroll and palmette or Gothic style pattern to iron
railings. 2nd floor 6/6 (no. 2 left to Copenhagen Street; nos.
4-8 & 16) 2/2 (nos. 2 right & corner to Copenhagen Street &
12), C20 (nos. 8 & 14) sashes. Plain parapet with stone

Listing NGR: TQ3118583553

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