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9-13, Cowcross Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Latitude: 51.5203 / 51°31'12"N

Longitude: -0.1028 / 0°6'9"W

OS Eastings: 531729

OS Northings: 181854

OS Grid: TQ317818

Mapcode National: GBR P9.26

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.51JX

Entry Name: 9-13, Cowcross Street

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195570

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368837

Location: Islington, London, EC1M

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: St Sepulchre Holborn

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/77/344 (North side)
Nos.9-13 (Consecutive)


Workshops or warehouse. 1878. Yellow brick set in Flemish
bond, stone, dressings of red and blue brick. Four (possibly
five) storeys, five-window range. As the large, flat-arched
windows to the first, second and third floors are separated
horizontally only by narrow bands of stone, the elevation to
Cowcross Street reads as a grid of windows arranged in five
tall bays with pointed arches; and there are decorative metal
bosses to all floors and all bays, perhaps related to metal
framing in the building. The ground floor has pilasters of
blue and red brick; works entrance to either end, flat-arched
to the left and segmental-arched to the right, with gauged
brick heads; the elaborate decorative tiled frieze to the
middle bays remains only in one bay. The upper floors are
divided vertically by piers of yellow brick with pilasters of
red brick superimposed and running up to foliage capitals at
third floor level; moulded stone lintels to each floor;
pointed arch to 'fourth' floor with voussoirs of alternating
red and yellow brick and hoodmould; terracotta roundels in
spandrels; parapet.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3172981854

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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