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Number 18a and 18-24 (Even) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Latitude: 51.5293 / 51°31'45"N

Longitude: -0.1133 / 0°6'47"W

OS Eastings: 530969

OS Northings: 182838

OS Grid: TQ309828

Mapcode National: GBR L5.QZ

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.ZTGJ

Entry Name: Number 18a and 18-24 (Even) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368930

Location: Islington, London, WC1X

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 Holy Redeemer

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/67/428 (South side)
29/09/72 Nos.18A AND 18-24 (Even)
and attached railings


Four terraced houses. c.1839-1840, altered C20. Probably laid
out by William Chadwell Mylne, Surveyor for the New River
Estate, Patron. Yellow & brown stock brick set in Flemish bond
with banded stucco ground-floor; roofs obscured by parapet,
brick party-wall stacks. Side-hall entrance plan. Three
storeys with basement; 2 windows each. Steps rise to entrance
(nos. 18A-18 side entrance much altered and rebuilt C20):
doorway with pilaster jambs carrying cornice-heads,
rectangular overlight and original 4-panelled door to nos
20-22 (C20 door and overlight to no. 24). 6/6 sashes
throughout; stucco sill band to 1st floor full-length
architraved sashes with console-bracketed cornices (nos. 18A,
18-22 removed) and individual cast-iron balconies. Architraved
2nd floor (nos. 18A-20 with gauged-brick flat arches) sashes.
Stucco cornice and blocking course (no. 18A & 18 cut-back; no.
24 with coping stone). Attached cast-iron area railings with
foliated finials. Named in honour of William Percy Smith, one
of the New River Company's governors & ex-Attorney General.

Listing NGR: TQ3096982838

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

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