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Numbers 28-54 (Even) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Latitude: 51.5294 / 51°31'45"N

Longitude: -0.1126 / 0°6'45"W

OS Eastings: 531022

OS Northings: 182858

OS Grid: TQ310828

Mapcode National: GBR L5.WX

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.0TBD

Entry Name: Numbers 28-54 (Even) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 4 December 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292340

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368933

Location: Islington, London, WC1X

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 Holy Redeemer

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/68/431 (South side)
04/12/69 Nos.28-54 (Even)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Nos.28-52 (Even))


Thirteen terraced houses. In sloping street approaching Percy
Circus. c.1839-1841, altered. Probably by William Chadwell
Mylne, Surveyor for the New River Estate. Multi-coloured stock
bricks with chamfered rusticated stucco ground-floor (except
plain stucco to right-hand return wall of no. 28 in Cumberland
Gardens; nos. 52-54 with banded stucco) and stucco dressings;
party-wall brick stacks; Welsh-slate gabled (nos. 40-44 &
48-52) and mansard (nos. 28, 32-36, 54) roofs, others
obscured. Side-hall entrance plan. Three storeys with
basement, 2 windows each plus no. 28 with right-hand return
wall of 2-window range to Cumberland Gardens and no. 54
left-hand return wall of 2-window range to Lloyd Street. Low
steps rise to entrance in right bay (no. 28 with side entrance
to return; no. 54 with altered stucco portico entrance):
round-arched ground-floor openings including doorway set in
recess with pilaster jambs and fluted 1/2 columns (no. 28 with
attached, fluted Doric columns; no. 52 with reeded door
surround) carrying corniced-head, 6-panelled door (nos. 28-40
& 44-48 original; others C20) and fanlight (no. 48 finely
patterned) 6/6 sashes to ground (nos. 28, 32, 36, 38 with
margin lights), 1st and 2nd floors. 1st floor stucco sill band
to gauged-brick flat arched full-length sashes set in arched
recess linked by stucco impost bands; coupled cast-iron
balconies with iron brackets and anthemion and Vitruvian
scroll (no. 48 Gothic) pattern to railings. Gauged-brick flat
arches to 2nd and 3rd floor sashes. Extensive rebuilding and
patching-in to upper floors. Altered and cut-back stucco
cornice (nos. 38 & 54 stucco removed) and blocking course.
Attached cast-iron railings with pine-cone and torch finials.

Listing NGR: TQ3102282858

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

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