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Clothworkers Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5375 / 51°32'15"N

Longitude: -0.0955 / 0°5'43"W

OS Eastings: 532183

OS Northings: 183790

OS Grid: TQ321837

Mapcode National: GBR Q3.Q0

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.9MC5

Entry Name: Clothworkers Almshouses

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204854

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368579

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


ISLINGTON

TQ3283NW BISHOP STREET
635-1/60/88 (North West side)
29/09/72 Nos.1-8 (Consecutive)
Clothworkers Almshouses
(Formerly Listed as:
BISHOP STREET
Nos.1-4 (Consecutive)
(Clothworkers Almshouses))
(Formerly Listed as:
BISHOP STREET
Nos.5-8 (Consecutive)
(Clothworkers Almshouses))

II

Almshouses. c.1855. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond, stucco,
roofs of Welsh slate. In a Jacobean style. Two storeys, one
window each. There are eight houses, originally built in two
blocks at right angles to each other; they are now linked by
new buildings and a screen wall between nos 4 and 5; the
entrances are now at the rear of the buildings with consequent
alterations to the main facades. Nos 1, 3, 4, 5 and 8 each
have single-storey former porch with round-arched entrance,
now a window, flanked by pilasters carrying entablature; in
front of nos 2 and nos 6 and 7 are single-storey square bays
with paired windows, pilasters and entablature, presumably
former porches; no 8 has former entrance within the main
gabled wing, round-arched with pilasters supporting
entablature. On first floor, flat-arched, two-light mullioned
windows with stucco architrave, moulded cill, cyma recta
cornice and relieving arch, and 4/4 sashes of original design;
gabled roofs and side stacks. Stucco panels with Clothworkers'
arms in gables to nos 2 and 6.


Listing NGR: TQ3218383790

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

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