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18 and 20, St John Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5203 / 51°31'13"N

Longitude: -0.1015 / 0°6'5"W

OS Eastings: 531814

OS Northings: 181861

OS Grid: TQ318818

Mapcode National: GBR P9.C5

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.615W

Entry Name: 18 and 20, St John Street

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298004

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369276

Location: Islington, London, EC1M

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 Sepulchre Holborn

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3181NE ST JOHN STREET
635-1/77/780 (East side)
Nos.18 AND 20

GV II

Warehouse. Late C19. Red brick set in Flemish bond with stone
dressings, roof of artificial slate. Six storeys over
basement, two-window range. Ground floor has two broad
cambered-arched openings, that to the left broader. Piers
faced with Corinthian pilasters of polished pink granite
supporting imposts of stone and decoratively moulded brick
arches between; cornice; some details of original shopfronts
remain. Upper storeys have four floors of windows and doors
ranged under two pointed arches, the two bays broad enough to
reduce the main wall to brick piers; warehouse doors with
wooden framing to either side on the right; flat-arched
tripartite windows to the left, divided by slim engaged
columns of marble with foliage capitals and shaft rings.
Warehouse crane at fourth-floor level, corbelled out on a
decorative marble column; oculus with stone architrave; coped
gable with finial at apex.


Listing NGR: TQ3182181856

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

Description


ISLINGTON

TQ3181NE ST JOHN STREET
635-1/77/780 (East side)
Nos.18 AND 20

GV II

Warehouse. Late C19. Red brick set in Flemish bond with stone
dressings, roof of artificial slate. Six storeys over
basement, two-window range. Ground floor has two broad
cambered-arched openings, that to the left broader. Piers
faced with Corinthian pilasters of polished pink granite
supporting imposts of stone and decoratively moulded brick
arches between; cornice; some details of original shopfronts
remain. Upper storeys have four floors of windows and doors
ranged under two pointed arches, the two bays broad enough to
reduce the main wall to brick piers; warehouse doors with
wooden framing to either side on the right; flat-arched
tripartite windows to the left, divided by slim engaged
columns of marble with foliage capitals and shaft rings.
Warehouse crane at fourth-floor level, corbelled out on a
decorative marble column; oculus with stone architrave; coped
gable with finial at apex.


Listing NGR: TQ3182181856

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