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Number 27, 29 and 31 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, Islington

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Latitude: 51.5288 / 51°31'43"N

Longitude: -0.1104 / 0°6'37"W

OS Eastings: 531174

OS Northings: 182785

OS Grid: TQ311827

Mapcode National: GBR M6.C5

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.1THY

Entry Name: Number 27, 29 and 31 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281302

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368517

Location: Islington, London, EC1R

County: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Clerkenwell

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Clerkenwell Holy Redeemer

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/68/31 (West side)
29/09/72 Nos.27, 29 AND 31
and attached railings


Four terraced houses. 1828-1829 by William Chadwell Mylne,
Surveyor for the New River Estate; C19 shopfronts; major
alterations by Islington Council c.1990 including complete
reworking of ground-floor elevations to nos. 27-29.
Multi-coloured stock brick set in Flemish bond with banded
stucco ground-floor to nos. 27-29, wooden and glazed-brick
shopfronts to nos. 31 Amwell Street and no. 24 Lloyd Baker
Street, and stucco dressings; roofs obscured, party-wall brick
stacks. Side-hall entrance plan to nos. 27-29 and ground-floor
shop with domestic upper floors to nos. 31 Amwell and 24 Lloyd
Baker Streets. Three storeys with basement (no. 24 Lloyd Baker
Street with 1 storey side-entrance extension); 2 windows each.
Low steps rise to entrance of nos. 27-29 (no. 29
round-arched): all c.1990 details to ground-floor. Mid to late
C19 shopfront to others: no. 31 with shop door to right and
windows to left and 24 Lloyd Baker Street with corner shop
entrance flanked by shop windows and house entrance to
right-hand return wall; both shopfronts articulated by
console-bracketed pilasters supporting fascia and cornice.
Gauged-brick flat arches with 6/6 sashes to upper floors; 1st
floor stucco sill band beneath full-length sashes set in
arched brick recesses with continuous cast-iron bracketed
balcony the length of nos. 27 & 29 with Gothic pattern to
railings. Significant rebuilding to upper floors. All with
plain brick parapet with stone coping (no. 29 irregular);
stucco cornice and band to no. 24 Lloyd Baker Street. Attached
cast-iron railings.

Listing NGR: TQ3117482785

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

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