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Numbers 44 to 47 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, Islington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.528 / 51°31'40"N

Longitude: -0.1144 / 0°6'51"W

OS Eastings: 530898

OS Northings: 182691

OS Grid: TQ308826

Mapcode National: GBR L6.GF

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.YVWJ

Entry Name: Numbers 44 to 47 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297953

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369429

Location: Islington, London, WC1X

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


ISLINGTON

TQ3082NE WHARTON STREET
635-1/67/899 (South side)
29/09/72 Nos.44-47 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
WHARTON STREET
Nos.33-47 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terrace of 4 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; gabled roofs, materials obscured by parapet; centre
brick stacks. Side-hall entrance plan to outer linked bay of
each house except no. 44 which has porticoed side entrance to
left-hand return wall in Granville Street. Restrained Greek
Revival style. Two-storeys with basements; 2 windows each
including recessed 1-window entrance bay coupled as link. Low
steps rise to deeply recessed stucco entrance with antae
supporting entablature surmounted by C20 reproduction iron
balcony railings except no. 44 (with coupled antae portico and
no railings). Architraved panelled doorway. Architraved 8/8
sashes throughout; 1st floor recessed balconied links with
narrower doors or sashes except no. 44 (projecting on roof of
portico). 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: TQ3089882691

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