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47, Highbury New Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5509 / 51°33'3"N

Longitude: -0.0924 / 0°5'32"W

OS Eastings: 532361

OS Northings: 185283

OS Grid: TQ323852

Mapcode National: GBR GJ.Z8V

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.C80X

Entry Name: 47, Highbury New Park

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195622

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368974

Location: Islington, London, N5

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Mildmay

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Augustine Highbury

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/39/464 (North West side)


Detached house. 1856. Developed by Henry Rydon, designed by
Charles Hambridge. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond with
dressings of red brick, tiles, stucco and possibly also stone,
roof of slate. Three storeys over basement, three-window
range. Basement stuccoed; steps up to round-arched entrance in
single-storey porch wing to left with one more bay further
left and set back; cornice and fanlight; the gauged red brick
head, and upper part of the porch generally, corbelled out on
impost blocks, and having a band of encaustic tiles above the
entrance; openwork parapet to porch probably a replacement.
Ground floor generally has red and yellow brick alternating in
bands of three courses up to an impost band of bricks set at
an angle; round-arched windows with heads of alternating red
and yellow brick. Bracketed bay window to first floor with
three round-arched windows, the gauged red brick heads and
upper part of the bay corbelled out on impost blocks with
bands of encaustic tiles above, and coped parapet; two
round-arched windows to second floor with heads of gauged red
brick set under a shallow central gable; the rest of the front
and sides has a Lombard frieze supporting eaves, interrupted
by stacks and windows to returns; hipped roof, side stacks
with oversailing courses. This house matches no 49 Highbury
New Park (q.v.) in design.
(London Journal: T.F.M.Hinchcliffe: 'Highbury New Park. A
nineteenth-century middle-class suburb': London: 1981-:

Listing NGR: TQ3235985285

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