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34 and 36, St John Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5208 / 51°31'14"N

Longitude: -0.1013 / 0°6'4"W

OS Eastings: 531826

OS Northings: 181913

OS Grid: TQ318819

Mapcode National: GBR P9.D0

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.619J

Plus Code: 9C3XGVCX+8F

Entry Name: 34 and 36, St John Street

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369280

Also known as: The Farmiloe Building

ID on this website: 101298005

Location: Clerkenwell, Islington, London, EC1M

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Bunhill

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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635-1/77/784 (East side)
20/12/91 Nos.34 AND 36


Warehouse of George Farmiloe and Sons Ltd, lead and glass
merchants. 1868 by Isaacs. Yellow brick and granite with
stucco to the ground floor and stucco dressings; roof obscured
by parapet. Four storeys over basement, seven-window range.
Eclectic in style. The central section, of three-window range,
is slightly recessed. Plinth of polished granite, rustication
to ground floor, continued as quoins either side of the wings.
Central round-arched entrance with springing band, archivolt,
head keystone, and five-sided arched hoodmould; stepped,
segmental-arched windows immediately to either side, and broad
elliptical-arched openings beyond that with head keystones,
that to the left divided into two round arches by a cast-iron
column with openwork decoration to the spandrels, that to the
right a carriage entrance with ornate iron gates; fascia with
LIMITED/MERCHANTS'; cornice interrupted by corbelled and
pedimented stops with Farmiloe's monogram in roundels.
First-floor windows flat-arched with round-arched panels
above, scrolled keystones, and decorative tympana, the central
window having a central column of polished granite; second-
and third-floor windows have segmental arches recessed under a
flat arch with springing band, upper part of an architrave and
decorative keystone; except that the central window on both
floors has a flat arch and central column of polished granite,
that to the second floor set under a segmental bracketed
canopy, that to third floor under a round arch; dentil cornice
between second and third floor. Entablature, the cornice
supported by single brackets in the centre and single and
paired brackets alternately on the wings; blocking course.
INTERIOR reported as retaining fine staircase and panelled
boardrooms. To the rear is a further range of 4 storeys and 5
bays with cast-iron galleries linking the two on several

Listing NGR: TQ3185681929

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