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193, St John Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Latitude: 51.5243 / 51°31'27"N

Longitude: -0.1035 / 0°6'12"W

OS Eastings: 531668

OS Northings: 182308

OS Grid: TQ316823

Mapcode National: GBR N7.XR

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.5Y49

Entry Name: 193, St John Street

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208769

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369292

Location: Islington, London, EC1V

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Clerkenwell

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St James Clerkenwell

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/74/795 (West side)
29/09/72 No.193
(Formerly Listed as:


Former distillery buildings, now offices. Probably of 1874-5,
for Nicholson's Distillery. Stone facing to basement and
ground floor, yellow brick with stone dressings above. Four
storeys over basement, ten-window range. Ground floor has four
bays to the left and five to the right of a round-arched
central gateway with moulded imposts and archivolt. Rusticated
piers support entablature; four bays to north have
segmental-arched openings to basement and flat-arched windows
to ground floor with moulded arrises, the remaining bays
altered. First and second floors have segmental-arched windows
with heads and sides of white gauged brick, those over the
gateway tripartite and second-floor windows having balconies
with chunky fluted brackets. Dentil cornice. Attic storey has
flat-arched windows under a continuous hoodmould, small
cornice and coping to parapet.
INTERIOR: has a staircase probably of a date with the building
with open string, cast-iron balusters and mahogany rail; also
two basement levels, probably of 1874, carried on cast-iron
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3166282305

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

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