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16, St John Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5202 / 51°31'12"N

Longitude: -0.1016 / 0°6'5"W

OS Eastings: 531812

OS Northings: 181853

OS Grid: TQ318818

Mapcode National: GBR P9.B6

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.615X

Entry Name: 16, St John Street

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369275

Location: Islington, London, EC1M

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: St Sepulchre Holborn

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3181NE ST JOHN STREET
635-1/77/779 (East side)
No.16

GV II

Industrial or commercial building. Late C19. Brick now painted
set in Flemish bond with stucco dressings, roof obscured by
parapet. Four storeys over basement, five-window range. Ground
floor of four bays, altered, including a slightly broader
works entry to right; fascia and cornice. Upper windows all
flat-arched with moulded stucco architraves, those to the
first floor having the conceit of architraves moulded as if to
cross above the upper sash though they do not; overlight
flanked by scrolled consoles supporting cornice; monogrammed
cartouche above central window; moulded stucco storey band
with paired consoles at either end; second and third floor
have three windows only with moulded stucco architraves, those
to the second floor having swags to inswept frieze and
cornice; Ionic pilasters flank second and third floors
supporting brackets to either side of plain frieze and
cornice; parapet with central ornate pedimented panel with
crossed keys in low relief; urns on pedestals to either end.


Listing NGR: TQ3181781851

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

Description


ISLINGTON

TQ3181NE ST JOHN STREET
635-1/77/779 (East side)
No.16

GV II

Industrial or commercial building. Late C19. Brick now painted
set in Flemish bond with stucco dressings, roof obscured by
parapet. Four storeys over basement, five-window range. Ground
floor of four bays, altered, including a slightly broader
works entry to right; fascia and cornice. Upper windows all
flat-arched with moulded stucco architraves, those to the
first floor having the conceit of architraves moulded as if to
cross above the upper sash though they do not; overlight
flanked by scrolled consoles supporting cornice; monogrammed
cartouche above central window; moulded stucco storey band
with paired consoles at either end; second and third floor
have three windows only with moulded stucco architraves, those
to the second floor having swags to inswept frieze and
cornice; Ionic pilasters flank second and third floors
supporting brackets to either side of plain frieze and
cornice; parapet with central ornate pedimented panel with
crossed keys in low relief; urns on pedestals to either end.


Listing NGR: TQ3181781851

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