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78, St John Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5218 / 51°31'18"N

Longitude: -0.1015 / 0°6'5"W

OS Eastings: 531809

OS Northings: 182030

OS Grid: TQ318820

Mapcode National: GBR P8.CN

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.605Q

Plus Code: 9C3XGVCX+P9

Entry Name: 78, St John Street

Listing Date: 13 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195731

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369284

ID on this website: 101195731

Location: Clerkenwell, Islington, London, EC1M

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Bunhill

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Sepulchre Holborn

Church of England Diocese: London

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635-1/74/788 (East side)
13/05/75 No.78


Warehouse, now offices. Probably built in 1886 for John Lawson
and Co., brassfounders, who also occupied no 80. Red brick set
in Flemish bond, stone, roof obscured by parapet. Five
storeys, one-window range. Ground floor has stone piers with
faintly Gothic detailing forming a broad opening to left,
originally segmental-arched and now flat-arched and filled
with late C20 glazing in imitation of the piers, and a narrow
segmental-arched passage entrance to right. The first, second
and third floors have a single, pointed-arched opening now
filled with glazing and wooden panelling fronting the
different floors, presumably echoing the original timber
warehouse windows. Iron loading crane to left of the window
head. The fourth floor has a central round-arched window
flanked by two smaller flat-arched windows; coped gable with
urn finials.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3181282031

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