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Numbers 11-18 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5275 / 51°31'39"N

Longitude: -0.1014 / 0°6'5"W

OS Eastings: 531799

OS Northings: 182664

OS Grid: TQ317826

Mapcode National: GBR P6.CL

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.6V7W

Entry Name: Numbers 11-18 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204415

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368533

Location: Islington, London, EC1V

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


ISLINGTON

TQ3182NE ASHBY STREET
635-1/69/46 (South side)
29/09/72 Nos.11-18 (Consecutive)
and attached railings

GV II

Terraced houses and shops. 1815-1818. Yellow brick set in
Flemish bond, stucco, roofs obscured by parapet. Three storeys
over basement except no. 12 which lacks a basement, two
windows each. No. 12 has a ground-floor shop front with
panelled dado, reeded pilasters, fascia, cornice and panelled
doors of original design. No. 18 has a later shop front
apparently superimposed on early C19 work with reeded
pilasters. The basement and ground floor of nos 13-15 stuccoed
and scored as ashlar. All openings have gauged brick heads
where visible. Round-arched entrance; no. 11 has reeded
pilasters, modillion cornice, fanlight with decorative glazing
and panelled door of original design; nos 13-14 have simple
replacement doorcases, fanlight and panelled doors of original
design; nos 15-17 have reeded doorcases, fanlight (blocked to
no 15) with decorative glazing to no. 16, and panelled doors
of original design. No. 18 has reeded quarter-columns flanking
reeded doorcase, fanlight now blocked and panelled door of
original design. Ground-floor windows flat-arched except for
no. 16 which is cambered. Stucco sill band to first floor;
upper windows flat-arched. Cast-iron balconies to first floor
of no. 11. 6/6 sashes of original design to nos 11 (first and
second floors), 12 (first and second floors) and 16 (ground
and first floors). Parapet; stacks to party walls. Area
railings with urn and spearhead finials to nos 11 and 17,
spike finials to nos 13-16.
(Mary Cosh: The Squares of Islington. Part I. Finsbury and
Clerkenwell: London: 1990-: P.65.).


Listing NGR: TQ3179982664

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