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23 and 24, Islington Green

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5361 / 51°32'9"N

Longitude: -0.1021 / 0°6'7"W

OS Eastings: 531726

OS Northings: 183615

OS Grid: TQ317836

Mapcode National: GBR P3.6J

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.5NV9

Entry Name: 23 and 24, Islington Green

Listing Date: 24 April 1979

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369034

Location: Islington, London, N1

County: London

District: Islington

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

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Listing Text


635-1/59/521 (East side)
24/04/79 Nos.23 AND 24
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.19-21, 23 & 24 (Consecutive))


Terraced houses. 1761-2 by T.Rosoman, builder and then owner
of the Sadlers Wells Theatre. These houses formed part of a
row built by Rosoman with the houses on the site of the
present nos 19-22. Brown brick with clay tiled roof. Four
storeys, three windows each. Original ground floor obscured by
C19 shop extensions with console-stops to fascia as sole
remaining features. First-floor windows flat-arched.
second-floor windows very slightly segmental-arched, all with
gauged brick heads and moulded sash boxes almost flush with
the wall. 6/6 sashes to first floor and 3/3 to second. Storey
band between first and second floors. Parapet rebuilt. Dormers
in mansard roof. Stacks to projecting party walls.
INTERIOR: of no 23: original staircase with open string,
brackets, wreathed and ramped handrail and turned balusters,
some replaced; the staircase also has a modillion cornice with
acanthus and bead-and-reel ornament as far as second landing,
where it simplifies; and it also has a panelled dado which
alters to tongue-and-groove boarding at the third landing.
Original architraves to doors of all rooms from first floor
upwards, also to a number of cupboards flanking fireplaces.
First-floor front room has a modillion cornice with
egg-and-dart and acanthus ornament, panelled dado with rail
renewed, and panelled window embrasures; first-floor back room
has a similar cornice, panelled dado and vestiges of panelling
to walls; second-floor front has a panelled dado, simple
modillion cornice, panelled window embrasures and eared
architrave to fire surround with mantelshelf; second-floor
back has simplified modillion cornice; simple wooden fire
surrounds to third floor.
INTERIOR: of no 24: original staircase with open string,
brackets, wreathed and ramped handrail and turned balusters,
mostly replacement. Panelled dado, architraves, modillion
cornice and panelled window embrasures to staircase and
first-floor front, dado panelling, cornice and architraves
only to second-floor front and back rooms; plain deal
panelling to staircase on second and third floors.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3172683615

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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