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Numbers 26a to 33 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Latitude: 51.5248 / 51°31'29"N

Longitude: -0.1044 / 0°6'15"W

OS Eastings: 531603

OS Northings: 182358

OS Grid: TQ316823

Mapcode National: GBR N7.QK

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.4XNY

Entry Name: Numbers 26a to 33 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297976

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369347

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


635-1/74/763 (East side)
Nos.26A-33 (Consecutive)
and attached railings


Terraced houses, now partly offices. c.1835. Yellow brick set
in Flemish bond, stucco, roof obscured by parapet except for
additional pitched roof of artificial slate to no 32. Three
storeys over basement, no 26A one-window range, nos 27-31 two
windows each, nos 32 and 33 three windows each and
double-fronted. All openings have gauged brick heads.
Round-arched entrance apart from nos 29 and 30 which are
almost elliptical, with, on nos 27-33, Doric columns (fluted
on nos 27 and 31-33) carrying cornice and fanlight (with
decorative glazing to nos 28, 30 and 33, no 32 blocked).
Panelled doors of original design to nos 28-31. No 26A has a
late C20 replacement entrance, narrow and round-arched.
Ground-floor windows round-arched except nos 29-30 which are
almost elliptical; stucco sill band to first floor. Upper
windows flat-arched, those to the first floor set back under
round arches of gauged brick linked by stucco springing bands.
Sashes of original design, with intersecting tracery to ground
floor, to nos 32 (ground floor) and 33 (first and second
floors). Parapet with brickwork in emulation of triglyphs and
guttae, much rebuilt. Stacks to party walls. Cast-iron
railings to area.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3160382354

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

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