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18 and 20, Farringdon Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5229 / 51°31'22"N

Longitude: -0.1067 / 0°6'24"W

OS Eastings: 531448

OS Northings: 182145

OS Grid: TQ314821

Mapcode National: GBR N8.67

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.3ZGD

Entry Name: 18 and 20, Farringdon Lane

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292621

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368889

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 FARRINGDON LANE
635-1/73/389 (East side)
Nos.18 AND 20

GV II

Commercial/light industrial building. Probably 1870s-1880s;
C20 ground-floor. Rubbed red brick to upper floors, polished
granite to ground-floor, stucco dressings; artificial slate
mansard roof with dormers. Altered ground-floor plan. Five
storeys with attic, 2-bays wide 3:3. Windows diminish in
height as they go up: upper floors with 6/6 tripartite sashes
set within recessed brick bays articulated by full height
gauged-brick round-headed arches set beneath gables.
Square-columns flanking centre sashes, banded brick giant
pilasters extending to parapet level with stucco ball finials,
and gable finials creating vertical emphasis; moulded stucco
coping to gables. Altered ground-floor: original bracketed
terracotta corbels supported by obliterated piers.


Listing NGR: TQ3144882145

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

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