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The Cannon Brewery Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5237 / 51°31'25"N

Longitude: -0.1025 / 0°6'8"W

OS Eastings: 531740

OS Northings: 182242

OS Grid: TQ317822

Mapcode National: GBR P7.4Y

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.5YPS

Entry Name: The Cannon Brewery Building

Listing Date: 2 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369290

Location: Islington, London, EC1V

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Bunhill

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

TQ3182SE ST JOHN STREET
635-1/74/802 (East side)
02/10/90 Nos.156-162 (Even)
The Cannon Brewery building

GV II

Brewery buildings. 1893. By Bradford and Sons. Granite,
sandstone, red brick set in Flemish bond and probably
terracotta; roof obscured by parapet. Three storeys over
basement, four-window range. Battered granite plinth;
rusticated brickwork to ground floor; elliptical-arched
carriage entrance with gauged brick head, the brickwork in the
form of voussoirs, and rounded granite moulding to the
intrados; panelled and elaborately ornamented wooden gates;
three segmental-arched windows with gauged brick heads and
keystones, one to the left, two to the right. The first- and
second-floor windows are grouped in vertical pairs in recessed
panels under an elliptical arch of gauged brick, the windows
themselves being flat-arched with sill bands and lintel bands
of sandstone, and divided in two by sandstone mullions;
decorative panels, probably of terracotta, between the first
and second floors. Brick modillion cornice; parapet with
raised central panel inscribed 'CANNON BREWERY'.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).


Listing NGR: TQ3173082278

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

Description


ISLINGTON

TQ3182SE ST JOHN STREET
635-1/74/802 (East side)
02/10/90 Nos.156-162 (Even)
The Cannon Brewery building

GV II

Brewery buildings. 1893. By Bradford and Sons. Granite,
sandstone, red brick set in Flemish bond and probably
terracotta; roof obscured by parapet. Three storeys over
basement, four-window range. Battered granite plinth;
rusticated brickwork to ground floor; elliptical-arched
carriage entrance with gauged brick head, the brickwork in the
form of voussoirs, and rounded granite moulding to the
intrados; panelled and elaborately ornamented wooden gates;
three segmental-arched windows with gauged brick heads and
keystones, one to the left, two to the right. The first- and
second-floor windows are grouped in vertical pairs in recessed
panels under an elliptical arch of gauged brick, the windows
themselves being flat-arched with sill bands and lintel bands
of sandstone, and divided in two by sandstone mullions;
decorative panels, probably of terracotta, between the first
and second floors. Brick modillion cornice; parapet with
raised central panel inscribed 'CANNON BREWERY'.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).


Listing NGR: TQ3173082278

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