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55, Britton Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280941

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368588

Location: Islington, London, EC1M

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: St James Clerkenwell

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/74/98 (North East side)
29/09/72 No.55


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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