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80, St John Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5218 / 51°31'18"N

Longitude: -0.1015 / 0°6'5"W

OS Eastings: 531808

OS Northings: 182033

OS Grid: TQ318820

Mapcode National: GBR P8.BM

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.605P

Entry Name: 80, St John Street

Listing Date: 13 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369285

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

TQ3182SE ST JOHN STREET
635-1/74/789 (East side)
13/05/75 No.80

GV II

Terraced house, now offices. Probably of the early 1750s.
Yellow brick set in Flemish bond, stucco, roof of Welsh slate.
Four storeys, two-window range. Ground floor stuccoed with
banded rustication, the right-hand doorway probably a late C20
insertion with canopy over as part of cornice. All windows
flat-arched with gauged brick heads to first, second and third
floors; bracketed cornice above second floor, parapet above
third; two dormers in mansard roof.
First-floor front room has fluted dado rail, the architrave
and inner panelling of the door, the architraves to window
embrasures and the window shutters are decorated with
horizontal fluting, and there is a frieze of palmette and urn
motifs and cornice; fine Adam-style ceiling probably of
c.1790, with central fan motif, festoons, arabesques and
modelled figures in oval medallions at the four compass
points; the fireplace is a late C20 replacement. The back room
on the first floor has panels of equal size and square
proportions, and a modillion cornice with egg-and-dart
ornament to the architrave. Round arch to first-floor passage
with double pilasters and panelled soffit with rosettes.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).


Listing NGR: TQ3181282031

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

Description


ISLINGTON

TQ3182SE ST JOHN STREET
635-1/74/789 (East side)
13/05/75 No.80

GV II

Terraced house, now offices. Probably of the early 1750s.
Yellow brick set in Flemish bond, stucco, roof of Welsh slate.
Four storeys, two-window range. Ground floor stuccoed with
banded rustication, the right-hand doorway probably a late C20
insertion with canopy over as part of cornice. All windows
flat-arched with gauged brick heads to first, second and third
floors; bracketed cornice above second floor, parapet above
third; two dormers in mansard roof.
First-floor front room has fluted dado rail, the architrave
and inner panelling of the door, the architraves to window
embrasures and the window shutters are decorated with
horizontal fluting, and there is a frieze of palmette and urn
motifs and cornice; fine Adam-style ceiling probably of
c.1790, with central fan motif, festoons, arabesques and
modelled figures in oval medallions at the four compass
points; the fireplace is a late C20 replacement. The back room
on the first floor has panels of equal size and square
proportions, and a modillion cornice with egg-and-dart
ornament to the architrave. Round arch to first-floor passage
with double pilasters and panelled soffit with rosettes.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).


Listing NGR: TQ3181282031

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