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12, Helmet Row

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5253 / 51°31'31"N

Longitude: -0.0947 / 0°5'40"W

OS Eastings: 532274

OS Northings: 182432

OS Grid: TQ322824

Mapcode National: GBR Q7.WD

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.9XSK

Entry Name: 12, Helmet Row

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298026

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368950

Location: Islington, London, EC1V

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 Clement Finsbuy

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3282SW HELMET ROW
635-1/75/442 (West side)
29/12/50 No.12
(Formerly Listed as:
HELMET ROW
St Luke's Rectory)

GV II

Formerly St Luke's Rectory, now offices. Dated 1774 in
rainwater head to left side of Helmet Row front; later
additions. Multicoloured brick to main building set in Flemish
bond, with yellow brick set in Flemish bond to added
south-west wing, stucco; roof of slate. Three storeys over
basement, five-window range to Helmet Row, three-window range
to Mitchell Street. Entrance in Mitchell Street with Ionic
pilasters against a background of rustication supporting
entablature with partly pulvinated and enriched frieze; plain
inset frame to doorcase with overlight. All other openings to
Mitchell Street have segmental arches with gauged brick heads
and are blank. The Helmet Row front has a five-sided,
single-storey bay added in yellow brick in place of the two
left-hand openings on the ground floor, and a lower
segmental-arched window next to it; other windows all
segmental-arched with heads of gauged red brick, and 6/6
sashes of original design to the two right-hand windows of the
ground floor and two left-hand windows on the first and second
floors. Parapet; triple hipped roof. Three-storey wing to
south-west with segmental-arched windows, probably of mid-C19
date.
INTERIOR: : ground-floor north room on Helmet Row front is
panelled with moulded cornice, mid-C19 marble fireplace with
late C19 cast iron grate; the neighbouring south room panelled
with moulded cornice and fireplace of uncertain date;
ground-floor room in south-west wing has mid-C19, faintly
Gothic architraves to windows and door. On the first floor the
rooms to Helmet Row are panelled with cornices, that to north
with eared fireplace surround; on the second floor, the rooms
to Helmet Row have panelled dados and segmental-arched
fireplace surrounds.


Listing NGR: TQ3227482432

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

Description


ISLINGTON

TQ3282SW HELMET ROW
635-1/75/442 (West side)
29/12/50 No.12
(Formerly Listed as:
HELMET ROW
St Luke's Rectory)

GV II

Formerly St Luke's Rectory, now offices. Dated 1774 in
rainwater head to left side of Helmet Row front; later
additions. Multicoloured brick to main building set in Flemish
bond, with yellow brick set in Flemish bond to added
south-west wing, stucco; roof of slate. Three storeys over
basement, five-window range to Helmet Row, three-window range
to Mitchell Street. Entrance in Mitchell Street with Ionic
pilasters against a background of rustication supporting
entablature with partly pulvinated and enriched frieze; plain
inset frame to doorcase with overlight. All other openings to
Mitchell Street have segmental arches with gauged brick heads
and are blank. The Helmet Row front has a five-sided,
single-storey bay added in yellow brick in place of the two
left-hand openings on the ground floor, and a lower
segmental-arched window next to it; other windows all
segmental-arched with heads of gauged red brick, and 6/6
sashes of original design to the two right-hand windows of the
ground floor and two left-hand windows on the first and second
floors. Parapet; triple hipped roof. Three-storey wing to
south-west with segmental-arched windows, probably of mid-C19
date.
INTERIOR: : ground-floor north room on Helmet Row front is
panelled with moulded cornice, mid-C19 marble fireplace with
late C19 cast iron grate; the neighbouring south room panelled
with moulded cornice and fireplace of uncertain date;
ground-floor room in south-west wing has mid-C19, faintly
Gothic architraves to windows and door. On the first floor the
rooms to Helmet Row are panelled with cornices, that to north
with eared fireplace surround; on the second floor, the rooms
to Helmet Row have panelled dados and segmental-arched
fireplace surrounds.


Listing NGR: TQ3227482432

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