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Numbers 2-17 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5309 / 51°31'51"N

Longitude: -0.1112 / 0°6'40"W

OS Eastings: 531112

OS Northings: 183025

OS Grid: TQ311830

Mapcode National: GBR M5.5C

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.1S28

Entry Name: Numbers 2-17 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279622

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368758

Location: Islington, London, N1

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 St Mark

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3183SW CLAREMONT SQUARE
635-1/64/267 (West side)
29/09/72 Nos.2-17 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
CLAREMONT SQUARE
Nos.2-14 (Consecutive))
(Formerly Listed as:
CLAREMONT SQUARE
No.15)
(Formerly Listed as:
CLAREMONT SQUARE
Nos.16 & 17)

GV II

Terrace of 16 houses, part of square. 1821. By William
Chadwell Mylne, Surveyor to the New River Estate; restored c.
1970 by Andrews Sherlock, Architects. Beige stock bricks set
in Flemish bond with banded stucco ground floors;
artificial-slate mansard roofs (no. 16 roof obscured; no. 17
Welsh-slate) with dormers, brick party-wall stacks. Side-hall
entrance plan with staircase. Three storeys, basement and
attic; 2 windows each. Steps rise to entrance on right (no. 17
entrance on return in Cruickshank Street): doorway (nos. 12,
14, 16, 17 architraved) with fluted 1/4 column jambs (nos. 12
& 14 with panelled pilaster jambs & console brackets; no. 13
fluted pilaster jambs; no. 17 altered) carrying modillioned
corniced-head (nos. 13 & 15 new), original 4-panelled (nos. 2,
4, 10, 11, 12, 15) or 6-panelled (no. 16) door (others C20)
and fanlight (nos. 11-16 patterned; nos. 5-6, 8-10 new; others
plain). Ground-floor 2/2 (nos. 4, 7, 12, 14), 3/3 (no. 2), 6/6
and architraved (no. 17) and 8/8 (nos. 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 13,
15, 16) sashes, no. 14 with Rococo style cast-iron window
guard. Gauged-brick flat arches to upper floors. 1st floor
with stucco sill band to 6/6 (no. 17 with 4-light casement
sashes and rectangular overlights) full-length sashes set in
arched recesses linked by stucco impost bands; coupled
iron-bracketed balconies with iron railings in diamond, Greek
key and circular pattern (no. 15 with Gothic pattern; no. 16
with spiderweb pattern; no. 17 with anthemion and Vitruvian
scroll pattern). 2nd floor 6/6 sashes. Plain parapets with
stone coping. No. 16 with richly moulded stucco cornice above
2nd floor and full-height 3rd storey with 3/3 sashes.
Noticable patching-in and rebuilding to upper storeys.
Attached iron area railings. Originally called Myddelton
Terrace.


Listing NGR: TQ3111283025

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

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