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Numbers 396 and 398 (Even) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5312 / 51°31'52"N

Longitude: -0.1042 / 0°6'15"W

OS Eastings: 531596

OS Northings: 183069

OS Grid: TQ315830

Mapcode National: GBR N5.R8

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.4SR1

Entry Name: Numbers 396 and 398 (Even) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207537

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368747

Location: Islington, London, EC1V

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Bunhill

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Clerkenwell St Mark

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3183SE CITY ROAD
635-1/65/256 (South side)
29/09/72 Nos.396 AND 398 (Even)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
CITY ROAD
Nos.340-392, 396 (Even))
(Formerly Listed as:
CITY ROAD
No.398
Dalby House)

GV II

These two buildings have been obscured by scaffolding etc
during the whole period of inspection. The following
description of no 396 can be inferred from the 1972 list, when
it was described in the same entry as nos 340-392 (q.v.):
Terraced house. Early C19 with mid-C19 enrichments. Yellow
brick, stucco dressings. Four storeys over basement,
two-window range. Round-arched entrance with vermiculated
keystone and decorative glazing to fanlight; all windows
flat-arched with stucco architraves, that to ground floor with
vermiculated keystone; bracketed pediments and continuous
cast-iron balcony to first-floor windows. Stucco modillion
cornice and balustraded parapet. Cast-iron railings to area.
The following description of no 398 can be inferred from the
1972 list: Terraced house. Early C19 with mid-C19 enrichments.
Multi-coloured brick, stucco to ground floor. Three storeys
with dormers in attic, three-window range and double fronted
to the principal, western facade, two windows to the return in
City Road. Ground floor rusticated. Steps up to entrance with
balustraded parapet, the entrance round-arched with engaged
Doric columns, cornice, fanlight and side lights. The entrance
is flanked by full-height segmental bays with mullions as
pilasters carrying entablature; the whole front is painted;
all windows with architraves, the central first-floor window
with bracketed pediment, those to the bays on this floor
having segmental pediments with enriched tympana; bracketed
cornice, balustraded parapet with ball finials. On the City
Road return, a plaque inscribed 'DALBY TERRACE'.


Listing NGR: TQ3159683069

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

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