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82, Highbury New Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.552 / 51°33'7"N

Longitude: -0.0915 / 0°5'29"W

OS Eastings: 532420

OS Northings: 185409

OS Grid: TQ324854

Mapcode National: GBR GJ.ZKG

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.C8H1

Entry Name: 82, Highbury New Park

Listing Date: 5 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279765

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368990

Location: Islington, London, N5

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Mildmay

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Augustine Highbury

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3285SW HIGHBURY NEW PARK
635-1/39/479 (East side)
05/10/93 No.82

GV II

Detached house. 1856-61. Developed by Henry Rydon and probably
designed by Charles Hambridge. Yellow brick set in Flemish
bond with dressings of red brick and stucco or stone, roof of
artificial slate. Three storeys over basement, three-window
range. Steps up to round-arched entrance in three-storey wing
set back to right: the head alternately of red and yellow
brick with an outer moulding of embattled billets; foliage
impost band; first- and second-floor windows round-arched with
gauged brick heads; machicolated parapet. The main front has a
shallow bay to the basement, ground and first floors. The
ground-floor has a pair of round-arched windows with heads of
alternating red and yellow brick under a moulding of embattled
billets, linked by a foliage impost band; the first floor has
three windows set in a round-arched stucco arcade of panelled
pilasters, foliage capitals and unmoulded archivolt with
pointed extrados; first-floor balcony corbelled out on three
oversailing courses of bricks set at an angle; red and yellow
brick cornice band to coped parapet, rebuilt; two second-floor
windows with wedge lintels and chamfered reveals, the chamfer
stopped in the stonework; brick dentils to boxed eaves; hipped
roof with side stacks, now truncated. Gabled wing to the right
of the porch, possibly of a date with the main building, and
linked to a similar wing on no 80 Highbury New Park (q.v.):
basement and ground floor, the ground floor window
round-arched; narrow two-storey extension to left with
conservatory to ground floor, possibly of C19 date.
(London Journal: T.F.M.Hinchcliffe: 'Highbury New Park. A
nineteenth-century middle-class suburb': London: 1981-:
29-44).


Listing NGR: TQ3241885410

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