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1-4, Highbury Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5468 / 51°32'48"N

Longitude: -0.1028 / 0°6'10"W

OS Eastings: 531650

OS Northings: 184803

OS Grid: TQ316848

Mapcode National: GBR GK.8R8

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.5DJ2

Entry Name: 1-4, Highbury Place

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195631

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368999

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: Christ Church Highbury Grove

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/46/488 (East side)
29/09/72 Nos.1-4 (Consecutive)


Terraced houses. 1773-4. Developed and designed by John
Spiller. Brick, stucco and roofs of slate. Three storeys over
basement, plus dormers. No 1 has a side entrance through a
stuccoed Ionic porch distyle in antis, with panelled door and
fanlight; there is a single-storey extension to the right with
two tripartite sash windows under flat arches of gauged brick.
Borough of Islington plaque commemorating Walter Sickert. No 2
has a late C19 commercial front in stucco and red brick. No 3
has original semi-circular arched recessed entrance with
panelled door of original design and late C19/20 shopfront
alongside. The ground floor of no 4 was altered in the late
C19 in the Queen Anne style using rubbed brick and stone
detailing. Stucco storey band between ground and first floor
on nos 1-3. Upper windows flat-arched with gauged brick heads
and some 6/6 sashes of original design; brick band to coped
parapet; dormers in mansard roof; stacks to party walls. Area
railings with pinched spike and acorn finials to nos 1, 3 and
4; no 2 has late C19 scrolled iron balustrade.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division; Eric
Willatts: Streets with a story. The book of Islington: London:

Listing NGR: TQ3165084803

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