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Numbers 18-21, 21A, 23-28 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnsbury, Islington

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Latitude: 51.5429 / 51°32'34"N

Longitude: -0.1085 / 0°6'30"W

OS Eastings: 531266

OS Northings: 184366

OS Grid: TQ312843

Mapcode National: GBR M1.S2

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.2HH1

Plus Code: 9C3XGVVR+5J

Entry Name: Numbers 18-21, 21A, 23-28 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204543

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368545

Location: Barnsbury, Islington, London, N1

County: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Barnsbury

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Andrew Barnsbury

Church of England Diocese: London

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635-1/52/57 (South side)
Nos.18-21, 21A, 23-28 (Consecutive)
and attached railings


Terraced houses. 1833-35. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond,
painted in some places and stuccoed in others, dressings of
stucco, roof of asbestos slates where visible. Two storeys
over basement with some dormers in attic; three windows each
except nos 21, 21A and 28 which have two windows. The common
design for the houses has an entrance in the middle bay; on
nos 18-20 and 26-7 the two outer bays come forward; on nos
23-5 only one outer bay comes forward; segmental-arched
entrance in stuccoed bay with panelled pilasters, cornice,
fanlight and panelled door of original design; one
ground-floor window tripartite and flat-arched and set under
an elliptical arch of gauged brick, the tympanum plastered and
decorated with a wreath; the other ground-floor window
flat-arched with a gauged brick head; stuco sill band to
first-floor windows which the repeat the ground-floor
arrangement, with a flat-arched window in the middle; sashes
of original design throughout; stucco cornice and blocking
course; stacks to party walls.
Features of individual houses are: nos 18 and 19 have Doric
porches distyle in antis and decorative glazing to the
fanlights; no 19 lacks sashes of original design and has an
ornate cast-iron window-guard to the ground-floor right-hand
window; no 20 has elliptical-arched windows to both outer
bays, sashes of original design to left-hand first-floor
window only and a flat-arched dormer; no 21 has lost its
left-hand bay to no 21A, which has a carriage- or workshop
entrance to the ground floor, two replacement windows above,
and a storey added in a mansard roof; no 23 has recessed part
stuccoed, lacks sashes of original design to right-hand,
first-floor window and has a storey added in a mansard roof;
no 25 has recessed part stuccoed, lacks sashes of original
design to right-hand ground-floor window and has a dormer in
attic; no 26 has painted brickwork on the ground floor and
sashes of original design only to the left-hand first-floor
windows; no 27 has an enclosed stucco porch with Doric antae,
mutule cornice, round-arched side windows and double doors of
original design, lacks sashes of original design, and has
segmental-arched windows in left-hand bay.
Cast-iron railings to area of nos 18-21, 25-26; no 19 also has
ornate standards with anthemion ornament.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3126684366

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