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Numbers 26 to 39 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Latitude: 51.5283 / 51°31'41"N

Longitude: -0.1131 / 0°6'47"W

OS Eastings: 530986

OS Northings: 182730

OS Grid: TQ309827

Mapcode National: GBR L6.RB

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.0V18

Entry Name: Numbers 26 to 39 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297952

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369427

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


635-1/67/897 (South side)
29/09/72 Nos.26-39 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Nos.26-30 (Consecutive))
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.31 & 32)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.33-47 (Consecutive))


Terrace of 14 semi-detached linked villas. On slope of hill.
Street laid out in 1832 by John Booth, and his son, also John,
Surveyors for the Lloyd Baker Estate. Gold stock bricks set in
Flemish bond with stucco dressings, and stucco pediment over
each pair; Welsh (nos. 26, 29, 32, 35, 36) and artificial
slate gabled roofs, others obscured by parapet; centre brick
or stucco rendered stacks. Restrained Greek Revival style.
Side-hall entrance plan to outer linked bay of each house.
Two-storeys with basements; 2 windows each including recessed
1-window (no. 34 original 4/4 sash with margin lights)
entrance bay coupled as link. Nos. 35 and 36 irregular with
extended link to accommodate carriage-way between entrances
and with extra window above. Low steps rise to deeply recessed
(several altered and brought forward) stucco entrance with
antae supporting entablature surmounted by C20 reproduction
iron balcony railings. Architraved doorway with pair of
3-panelled doors (nos. 26-29, 31-35 original). Architraved
sashes throughout: ground-floor with predominantly 6/6 (with
margin lights) and 1st floor with 6/6 (often with margin
lights) and 8/8 sashes; 1st floor recessed balconied links
with narrower doors or sashes. Plain stucco band beneath
pediments; stucco parapet with stone coping or blocking course
to 1st floor recessed link. Attached iron railings.
(Historians File, English Heritage, London Division: 1990-;
The Squares of Islington: Cosh, Mary: The Squares of Islington
Part I: Finsbury and Clerkenwell: Islington: 1990-: 57-58).

Listing NGR: TQ3098682730

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