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23 and 24, Highbury Crescent

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5501 / 51°33'0"N

Longitude: -0.1038 / 0°6'13"W

OS Eastings: 531572

OS Northings: 185169

OS Grid: TQ315851

Mapcode National: GBR GK.2HH

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.49ZK

Entry Name: 23 and 24, Highbury Crescent

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368964

Location: Islington, London, N5

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Highbury East

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Magdelene and St David Holloway

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/38/454 (North West side)
Nos.23 AND 24


Semi-detached houses, now offices. 1845-6. Developed by James
Goodbody and James Wagstaffe, and probably designed by
Wagstaffe. Brick, stucco and roof of slate. Two and three
storeys over basement, three windows each, with a central
blank window shared between the two. Half-basement and ground
floor stuccoed, the ground floor with banded rustication, the
whole width of the house articulated on the ground floor by
pilasters with entablature, triglyph frieze and modillion
cornice. Steps up to round-arched entrance with fanlight under
enclosed Doric porches with antae, triglyph frieze and
modillion cornice; ground-floor windows flat-arched;
first-floor windows round-arched to central bays with
Corinthian pilasters and archivolts, eared architraves to
outer bays, simple cornice to central bays but composite
modillion cornice to outer bays. Eared architraves to attic
with some original sashes, broad stucco string course to
parapet, simplified. Hipped roof, stack to party wall. The
outer bay of no 24 has been raised to three storeys.

Listing NGR: TQ3157285169

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