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Numbers 21-39 (Odd) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Latitude: 51.5297 / 51°31'46"N

Longitude: -0.1129 / 0°6'46"W

OS Eastings: 530998

OS Northings: 182885

OS Grid: TQ309828

Mapcode National: GBR L5.TT

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.0T56

Entry Name: Numbers 21-39 (Odd) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 1 March 1978

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209993

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368931

Location: Islington, London, WC1X

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: Clerkenwell Holy Redeemer

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/67/429 (North side)
01/03/78 Nos.21-39 (Odd)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.15-39 (Odd))


Ten terraced houses. c.1839-1841, altered C20. Probably by
William Chadwell Mylne, Surveyor for the New River Estate.
Yellow stock bricks with rusticated stucco ground-floor and
stucco dressings; party-wall brick stacks; roofs obscured.
Side-hall entrance plan. Four storeys with basement, 2 windows
each (no. 39 with right return of 2 windows; all blind). Low
steps rise to entrance in left bays (no. 39 with fine prostyle
portico side entrance in Holford Street): round-arched
ground-floor openings (except no. 39) including doorway with
pilaster jambs carrying corniced-head, panelled door (no. 19
C20 door) and plain fanlight. 6/6 sashes to ground, 1st and
2nd floors. 1st floor stucco sill band to gauged-brick flat
arched full-length sashes (no. 39 with architraved 1st and 2nd
floor sashes with 1st floor cornices); individual cast-iron
balconies to nos. 21 & 23 (C20), coupled cast-iron balconies
with iron brackets to nos. 25, 29-39. Gauged-brick flat arches
to 2nd floor sashes, nos. 21-23 & 29-35 with cast-iron window
guards. Stucco sill band to 3rd floor gauged-brick flat
(21-23, 29-31, 37-39) and round-arched (25-27 & 33-35) 3/3 and
3/6 sashes; no. 39 3rd floor with extensive rebuilding and
patching-in to both elevations. Altered and cut-back stucco
cornice (except nos. 21-23 which is intact) and blocking
course. Attached cast-iron railings with finials.

Listing NGR: TQ3099882885

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

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