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Numbers 17 and 18 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Latitude: 51.525 / 51°31'29"N

Longitude: -0.1047 / 0°6'16"W

OS Eastings: 531583

OS Northings: 182375

OS Grid: TQ315823

Mapcode National: GBR N7.NJ

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.4XJV

Entry Name: Numbers 17 and 18 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195752

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369343

Location: Islington, London, EC1R

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Clerkenwell

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St James Clerkenwell

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/74/759 (West side)
29/12/50 Nos.17 AND 18
and attached railings


Terraced houses. c.1835. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond,
stucco, roofs obscured by parapet. Three storeys over
basement, three windows each, double-fronted. All openings
with gauged brick heads. Round-arched entrance, the doorcase
having cornice, moulded archivolt and fanlight with decorative
glazing, no 18 having panelled door of original design.
Ground-floor windows round-arched; sill band to first floor;
upper windows flat-arched, those to first floor set back under
round arches of gauged brick linked by springing bands. Sashes
of original design including intersecting glazing bars to
ground floor, to nos 17 (ground floor) and 18 (ground and
first floors). Parapet has brickwork in emulation of triglyphs
and guttae. Upper storeys apparently rebuilt. Cast-iron
railings to area.
(Eric Willatts: Streets with a story. The book of Islington:
London: 1986-).

Listing NGR: TQ3158482374

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