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Numbers 44-70 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5383 / 51°32'17"N

Longitude: -0.1052 / 0°6'18"W

OS Eastings: 531510

OS Northings: 183851

OS Grid: TQ315838

Mapcode National: GBR N2.JR

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.4L8M

Entry Name: Numbers 44-70 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195597

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368915

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


635-1/59/414 (East side)
29/09/72 Nos.44-70 (Consecutive)
and attached railings


Terraced houses. c.1828-30. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond,
stucco, roofs of Welsh and artificial slate, so far as
visible. Three and four storeys over basement, two windows
each, except to nos 50 and 69 which have one window each. Nos
49-70 form a symmetrical group in relation to Gibson Square,
nos 58-61 being a centrepiece, breaking forward, nos 49-51 and
68-70 endpieces also breaking forward; the endpieces have
three pairs of giant pilasters with entablature, and a
pediment to the middle house. Basement and ground floor
stuccoed, the ground floor decorated with banded rustication;
steps up to round-arched entrance with pilaster jambs which
are panelled except to nos 46 (reeded), 50 and 51 (plain) and
65, 66 and 70 which have pilasters partly sunk in the jamb,
cornice, fanlight, with decorative glazing to nos 42-7, 49-51,
53-58, 62-63, 65 and 69; some panelled doors. Ground-floor
window round-arched with radiating glazing bars to all, except
that on nos 47-49, 51, 56, 59-60, 67-68 they are either
missing or replaced. First-floor windows flat-arched with
stucco architrave and cornice except on nos 58-61 which have
round-arched windows with gauged brick heads and radiating
glazing bars to nos 58-60; iron balconies to all except no 68.
Second-floor windows are flat-arched with stucco architraves.
Cornice and attic storey to nos 44-5 and 58-61, the rest
having a stucco band to the parapet, entablature and pediments
to nos 49-51 and 68-70. Stacks on party walls. Cast-iron
railings to area with ball-and-disc and spear and tassel

Listing NGR: TQ3151083851

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