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70, Highbury New Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5511 / 51°33'3"N

Longitude: -0.0915 / 0°5'29"W

OS Eastings: 532423

OS Northings: 185300

OS Grid: TQ324853

Mapcode National: GBR GJ.ZKT

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.C8HT

Entry Name: 70, Highbury New Park

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368985

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


635-1/39/474 (East side)


Detached house. 1856-61. Developed by Henry Rydon and probably
designed by Charles Hambridge. Yellow brick set in Flemish
bond, stucco, roof of Welsh slate. Three storeys over
basement, five-window range, double- fronted. Steps up to
flat-arched entrance under single-storey prostyle porch, the
antae having double rows of stylised palm leaves to capitals,
entablature, deep cornice and balustraded parapet above. One
ground-floor window to either side, flat-arched and set in a
slightly projecting stuccoed bay with window guards, engaged
antae matching those of the porch, frieze panel with Vitruvian
scroll and lion's head ornament, and scrolled brackets
supporting a balustraded balcony to first-floor windows; which
are round-arched with moulded stucco architraves; central
window with fluted Corinthian pilasters and moulded stucco
archivolt flanked by pilasters carrying fluted brackets with
lion's heads over and a frieze with a panel of Vitruvian
scroll and lion's head ornament; a pair of windows to either
side with fluted Corinthian pilasters and moulded stucco
archivolts, all set under a single cornice with relief
scrolled work in the spandrels. Storey band between first and
second floors. Second-floor windows have segmental arches with
stucco archivolts on fluted imposts with moulded stucco impost
band; moulded stucco cornice to boxed eaves; hipped roof with
side stacks with oversailing courses.
(London Journal: T.F.M.Hinchcliffe: 'Highbury New Park. A
nineteenth-century middle-class suburb': London: 1981-:

Listing NGR: TQ3242485297

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