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Latitude: 51.5393 / 51°32'21"N
Longitude: -0.0972 / 0°5'50"W
OS Eastings: 532057
OS Northings: 183979
OS Grid: TQ320839
Mapcode National: GBR Q2.9D
Mapcode Global: VHGQT.8KGV
Entry Name: Peabody Square Block B
Listing Date: 30 September 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195605
English Heritage Legacy ID: 368940
Location: Islington, London, N1
Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's
Built-Up Area: Islington
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St James Prebend Street
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ3283NW GREENMAN STREET
635-1/60/998 Peabody Square Block B
Model Dwellings for the Peabody Trust, now flats. 1864-65 by
Henry Darbishire. English bond banded stock and grey brick.
Slate roof. Eleven symmetrically placed brick stacks.
Rectangular eleven-window range with set-back narrow
three-window ends. Five storeys, with 3/3 sashes to lower
floors, attic with three narrow casements per bay. Central
opening under painted brick roundels between second and third,
and ninth and tenth, bays on each floor. Saw-tooth brickwork
band at second floor, heavy dentil cornice of artificial
stone. Rear elevation identical but large four-light staircase
windows set under recessed pointed arch rising through centre
of four storeys and with 'P' in roundel over. Doors for refuse
collection on ground floor.
INTERIOR: originally a series of two-and three-room suites let
weekly, with shared kitchens and lavatories in the narrow
ends. This plan still recognisable in arrangement of twenty
flats set along original corridors. This is the first Peabody
estate arranged in what became a standard design across
London, and the most elaborate. It was the second Peabody
Listing NGR: TQ3205783979
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