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Numbers 14 to 23 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Latitude: 51.529 / 51°31'44"N

Longitude: -0.1117 / 0°6'41"W

OS Eastings: 531086

OS Northings: 182807

OS Grid: TQ310828

Mapcode National: GBR M6.22

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.0TTR

Entry Name: Numbers 14 to 23 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279528

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369117

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


635-1/68/599 (North side)
29/12/50 Nos.14-23 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Nos.3-12; 14-18; 20-29)
(Formerly Listed as:


Terrace of villas. 1832. Ten semi-detached linked villas on
slope of hill along north side of square. Planned in 1828 and
laid out in 1832 by John Booth, and his son, also John,
Surveyors for the Lloyd Baker Estate; another son William
Joseph, architect. Brown and gold stock bricks set in Flemish
bond with stucco dressings, and stucco pediment over each
pair; Welsh and artificial slate gabled roofs, many with roof
extensions, others obscured by parapet; brick centre stacks.
Side-hall entrance plan to outer linked bay of each house.
Restrained Greek Revival style. Two-storeys with basement; 2
windows each including recessed 1-window entrance bay coupled
as link and left-hand (Cumberland Gardens) and right-hand
(Lloyd Street) return walls with scattered windows. Low steps
rise to deeply recessed stucco entrance with antae supporting
entablature except no. 15 (altered). Architraved (no. 20 with
reeded surround with corner stops) doorway with corniced-head,
rectangular overlight and original panelled door except nos.
14 and 18 (C20 door). Architraved sashes throughout:
ground-floor predominantly 6/6 sashes (with margin lights) and
no. 17 with cast-iron window guards. 1st floor mostly with 2/2
and 6/6 sashes with margin lights; returns with scattered and
irregular sashes. 1st floor recessed balconied links with
narrower doors or sashes: nos. 15-16 with deteriorated turned
wooden columns which once supported 1st floor porch roof and
with notable patching in to brick wall; nos. 21-22 with
cast-iron structure with glazed roof and Neoclassical support.
Plain stucco band beneath pediments (nos. 16, 17, 18, & 19
with stucco infill to lower corners); stucco parapet with
stucco coping or blocking course to 1st floor recessed link.
Good paved flagstones to nos. 14 & 15 entrance steps and walk.
Attached cast-iron railings with urn finials.
(The Squares of Islington: Cosh, M: The Squares of Islington
Part I: Finsbury and Clerkenwell: Islington: 1990-: 57-58).

Listing NGR: TQ3108682807

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