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Numbers 26 to 60 (Even) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5471 / 51°32'49"N

Longitude: -0.0894 / 0°5'21"W

OS Eastings: 532580

OS Northings: 184860

OS Grid: TQ325848

Mapcode National: GBR HD.64J

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.DCMV

Entry Name: Numbers 26 to 60 (Even) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297971

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369321

Location: Islington, London, N1

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Mildmay

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Mildmay Grove St Jude

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/48/820 (North side)
29/09/72 Nos.26-60 (Even)
and attached railings


Terraced houses. c.1845. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond,
stucco, roofs obscured by parapet. Three storeys above
basement, two windows each except nos 26 and 50. Basement and
ground floor stuccoed, the ground floor decorated with banded
rustication. Steps up to round-arched entrance, thed doorcase
recessed within a further round arach of smooth stucco.
Ground-floor window round-arched and recessed in a
round-arched panel of smooth stucco. First- and second-floor
windows flat-arched with first-floor balconies on iron
brackets. Parapet; stacks on party walls. No 26 has one bay to
the street and its principal facade in St Paul's Place,
apparently much renewed: round-arched central entrance up
steps with pilaster jambs, panelled door and fanlight, flanked
by round-arched windows, that to the right being blank. Upper
windows flat-arched with balconies to first floor. Nos 28-34
have doorcases with pilaster jambs, panelled doors of original
design to nos 28-34, decorative glazing to fanlights on nos 28
and 32, balconies with iron brackets and railings to nos
28-34, sashes of original design to second floor of no 28. No
36 has a simple moulded doorcase and cast-iron balcony. Nos
38-48 have doorcases with fluted quarter-columns, decorative
glazing to fanlights on nos 40-48, panelled doors of original
design, and balconies with cast-iron brackets and railings,
sashes of original design to first floor of no 44 and second
floor of no 46. Nos 5O-60 also have doorcases with fluted
quarter-columns, decorative glazing to fanlights on nos 54-58,
panelled doors of original design, and balconies on cast-iron
brackets on nos 48-56; the upper storeys of nos 50-60 have
been covered with stucco. No 50 has a broad tripartite window
to first floor in place of usual two, and a tripartite window
with segmental arch to second floor. Cast-iron railings to
area of nos 26-60 with spear-and-tassel finials and panels of
anthemion ornament; they are decayed in places but appear to
be original throughout.
(Eric Willatts: Streets with a story. The book of Islington:
London: 1986-).

Listing NGR: TQ3258084860

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