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27, St John's Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, Islington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5221 / 51°31'19"N

Longitude: -0.1026 / 0°6'9"W

OS Eastings: 531734

OS Northings: 182060

OS Grid: TQ317820

Mapcode National: GBR P8.3J

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.50MH

Entry Name: 27, St John's Square

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208834

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369306

Location: Islington, London, EC1M

County: 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


ISLINGTON

TQ3182SE ST JOHN'S SQUARE
635-1/74/806 (East side)
No.27

GV II

Single house, now offices and workshops. 1876 by Richard
Norman Shaw for Sir Edmund Lechmere. Red brick set in English
bond, roof of tiles. Five storeys, three-window range. Ground
floor has shop or workshop front of early C20 date; first- and
second-floor windows segmental-arched with dripmoulds and
keystones of gauged brick, two windows grouped to the left,
one narrow one to the right, those to the second floor having
moulded brick sills; moulded brick storey band merging into
eaves cornice; dormers to two floors in the roof, the lower
broad and flat-roofed, the upper narrower with hipped roof.
INTERIOR: much altered apart from an original fireplace with
cast-iron grate in the former ground-floor front room, and the
right-hand entrance hall and staircase which are wrapped round
the north-east corner of St John's Gate (q.v.), the stonework
of which is exposed to the hall and staircase: panelled
partition to hall, dogleg stair with stick balusters,
additional flight with moulded risers and panelled dado in
first-floor passage leading into St John's Gate. Sir Edmund
Lechmere had employed Shaw to restore St John's Gate in
1873-4.
(Andrew Saint: Richard Norman Shaw: 1976-: P.412.).


Listing NGR: TQ3174182050

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