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Benson Building, Abutting Wesley's Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5239 / 51°31'25"N

Longitude: -0.0869 / 0°5'12"W

OS Eastings: 532821

OS Northings: 182286

OS Grid: TQ328822

Mapcode National: GBR S7.NX

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.FYYP

Entry Name: Benson Building, Abutting Wesley's Chapel

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368757

Location: Islington, London, EC1Y

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Bunhill

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Giles Cripplegate

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3282SE
635-1/76/258
29/09/72

CITY ROAD
(East side)
Benson Building, abutting Wesley's
Chapel

GV
II

Reading room, parlour, library etc. 1880, presumably by
Charles Bell. The building abuts the single-storey wing north
of the Chapel, and presents only a range of windows to the
forecourt. Yellow brick with stucco dressings, roof obscured
by parapet. Three storeys, five-window range. Ground-floor
windows round-arched with archivolts and springing band; sill
band to first and second-floor windows which are
segmental-arched, also with archivolts and springing band.
Cornice and blocking course.
(Information from Philip Temple, Survey of London).


Listing NGR: TQ3282182286

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

Description


ISLINGTON

TQ3282SE
635-1/76/258
29/09/72

CITY ROAD
(East side)
Benson Building, abutting Wesley's
Chapel

GV
II

Reading room, parlour, library etc. 1880, presumably by
Charles Bell. The building abuts the single-storey wing north
of the Chapel, and presents only a range of windows to the
forecourt. Yellow brick with stucco dressings, roof obscured
by parapet. Three storeys, five-window range. Ground-floor
windows round-arched with archivolts and springing band; sill
band to first and second-floor windows which are
segmental-arched, also with archivolts and springing band.
Cornice and blocking course.
(Information from Philip Temple, Survey of London).


Listing NGR: TQ3282182286

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