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Number 44-66 (Even) and Railings Attached to Numbers 54-64

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5295 / 51°31'46"N

Longitude: -0.1101 / 0°6'36"W

OS Eastings: 531190

OS Northings: 182864

OS Grid: TQ311828

Mapcode National: GBR M5.FX

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.1TMD

Entry Name: Number 44-66 (Even) and Railings Attached to Numbers 54-64

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281290

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368521

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: Clerkenwell St Mark

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3182NW AMWELL STREET
635-1/68/35 (East side)
29/09/72 Nos.44-66 (Even)
and railings attached to nos. 54-64

GV II

Twelve terraced houses. 1828-1829; C19 shopfronts (altered
C20) to nos. 44-52 and 66. By William Chadwell Mylne, Surveyor
for the New River Estate. Yellow stock brick set in Flemish
bond with banded stucco ground-floor to nos. 54-64, wooden
shopfronts to others and stucco dressings; roofs obscured,
party-wall brick stacks. Ground-floor shop and side-hall
entrance plan leading to upper floors to nos. 44-52 and 66.
Side-hall entrance plan to others. Three storeys with
basement; 2 windows each with 2 windows to right (no. 44) and
left (no. 66) hand return walls to Inglebert and River
Streets. Low steps rise to round-arched entrance to nos. 44 &
54-66 (nos. 44 & 66 with side entrance in return wall):
architraved doorway with console brackets to panelled pilaster
jambs carrying corniced-head, fanlight (nos. 54 & 58-64
patterned) and original panelled door to nos. 44, 56, 60, 64,
66. 6/6 round-arched architraved sashes to nos. 54-64
ground-floor. Nos. 44-52 & 66 shopfront: those of nos. 50 and
52 are 3 bays wide and in most original condition, and
essentially identical, with house door to outer bay, shop door
to middle bay and bay window to inner bay; pilasters carry
curved fascia and cornice. Other shopfronts extensively
altered C20 although no. 66 with original fascia, cornice and
panelled doors. Gauged-brick flat arches with predominantly
6/6 sashes to upper floors; 1st floor stucco sill band beneath
full-length sashes set in arched brick recesses linked by
stucco impost band with individual cast-iron balconies to nos.
54-64 with Vitruvian scroll and anthemion pattern to railings.
Some rebuilding to upper floors. Plain brick parapet with
brick string course and stone coping. Attached cast-iron
railings with urn finials to nos. 54-64.


Listing NGR: TQ3119082864

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

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