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Former Notting Warehouse/Enterprise Printing Machine Works

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5241 / 51°31'26"N

Longitude: -0.1081 / 0°6'29"W

OS Eastings: 531348

OS Northings: 182270

OS Grid: TQ313822

Mapcode National: GBR M7.WT

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.2YQJ

Entry Name: Former Notting Warehouse/Enterprise Printing Machine Works

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Last Amended: 15 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280976

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368581

Location: Islington, London, EC1R

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


ISLINGTON

TQ3182SW BOWLING GREEN LANE
635-1/73/90 (South side)
Nos.16 and 16A
30.09.1994 former Notting Warehouse/Enterprise
Printing Machine Works

GV II

Former warehouse/factory for the Enterprise Printing Machine
Works. Dated 1877. By Edward Walker, builder, for William
Notting, typefounder and printing engineer. Buff stock brick
set in English bond with red brick decorative banding and
terracotta dressings; roof obscured by parapets. Narrow
double-fronted block with carriage-way to centre; buildings
behind (former stabling) have been essentially demolished and
rebuilt C20 (by Piers Gough for his architectural practice).
Four storeys with attic; 7-window range 1:1:1:2:1:1:1.
Symmetrical rugged brick facade divided into attractively
brick-detailed full-height piers and tiers of segmental
casement sashes with panels below; 3rd floor brick-pedimented
sashes with decorative terracotta tympana. Right end has later
extensions in the same style and materials but altered C20.
INTERIOR: timber floors and joists and a series of simple iron
pillars. Reconstructed staircase is off-centre. History:
William Notting (1831-1911) was a prominent member of the
London printing trade and had acquired the business of Henry
Watts. Notting was established for a long time in Type Street,
Finsbury and in 1872 his firm moved to premises off Ray
Street. In 1877 he purchased this land freehold and built this
warehouse/factory described as 'a five-storey warehouse with
stabling, a cart house and meeting house'.
(Historians File, English Heritage, London Division: 1990-).

Listing NGR: TQ3134882270

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

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