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Latitude: 51.5218 / 51°31'18"N
Longitude: -0.104 / 0°6'14"W
OS Eastings: 531636
OS Northings: 182021
OS Grid: TQ316820
Mapcode National: GBR N8.SN
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.40VQ
Entry Name: 55, Britton Street
Listing Date: 29 September 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1280941
English Heritage Legacy ID: 368588
Location: Islington, London, EC1M
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
TQ3182SE BRITTON STREET
635-1/74/98 (North East side)
Terraced house with shop. c.1825. Multicoloured brick set in
Flemish bond with rebuilding in yellow brick to second floor,
roof of Welsh slate. Four storeys, two-window range. Ground
floor has round-arched entrance to St John's Path to left, and
the rest of the front is taken up by a well-preserved early
C19 wooden shop front with engaged Roman Doric columns
carrying entablature with fascia, end scrolls and cornice;
central entrance with decoratively glazed overlight, and
small-paned shop windows with curved corners. First-floor
windows flat-arched with gauged brick heads, recessed in
round-arched panels with gauged brick heads linked by stone
springing bands; upper windows flat-arched with 6/6 sashes of
original design; parapet; two dormers in mansard roof; stack
to party wall.
(Dan Cruikshank and Peter Wyld.: London. The art of Georgian
building: London: 1975-: P.38).
Listing NGR: TQ3163482020
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