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357-363, GOSWELL ROAD (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5317 / 51°31'54"N

Longitude: -0.106 / 0°6'21"W

OS Eastings: 531470

OS Northings: 183122

OS Grid: TQ314831

Mapcode National: GBR N5.B3

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.3RTN

Entry Name: 357-363, GOSWELL ROAD (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368917

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: Clerkenwell St Mark

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3183SW GOSWELL ROAD
635-1/64/416 (South side)
Nos.357-363 (Odd)

GV II

Includes: Nos.426-428 ST JOHN STREET.
Commercial building. Occupyies prominent corner site opposite
The Angel; former bank, offices and shops, now with shops
below, offices above. 1880-1881. F. and H. Francis, architects
and Merritt and Ashby, builders for Mr. McSheehan, developer.
Upper floors with yellow and gold stock bricks laid in Flemish
bond with stone and stucco dressings; ground-floor entrances
and shopfronts of various materials including red sandstone,
granite, and polished marble; parapet obscures roof, end-wall
brick stacks. Late-Italianate style. Four storeys; 15-window
range, 1:4:1:4:1:4. Upper floor bays articulated by
single-storey height stucco pilasters to each floor, floors
indicated by stucco panelling (1st floor), bracketed (2nd
floor) and richly moulded (3rd floor) sill bands; floor
heights and 1/1 sashes decrease in height as they go up. 1st
and 2nd floors with pedimented tripartite pilastered windows
to alternate bays; other bays each with four 1/1 eared
architraved sashes. 3rd floor with simplified tripartite
windows flanked by banded stucco and small empty niches;
intervening bays with 1/1 sashes flanked by stucco pilasters.
Wide entablature with carved frieze and bracketed projecting
cornice; stucco parapet with stone coping, and higher curved
parapet to corner reading '1880 BANK BUILDINGS'.
Ground-floors: no. 357 of same Gothic-style treatment as no.
353-355 Goswell Road (q.v.); no. 359 with late C19 shopfront
with recessed doorway on left and shop windows to right,
granite piers with coupled bracketed-consoles support fascia
and dentilled cornice; nos. 361-363 with partially altered
shopfront and office entrances articulated by polished granite
piers; wood panelled doors and shop windows over marble
panels; no. 428 St. John Street with C20 shopfront and
original piers; no. 426 St. John Street with altered (C20)
remnants of C19 shopfront.
(Saint, A.J.: Historian's Report London Division: 1988-1988:
1-3).


Listing NGR: TQ3147083122

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

Description


ISLINGTON

TQ3183SW GOSWELL ROAD
635-1/64/416 (South side)
Nos.357-363 (Odd)

GV II

Includes: Nos.426-428 ST JOHN STREET.
Commercial building. Occupyies prominent corner site opposite
The Angel; former bank, offices and shops, now with shops
below, offices above. 1880-1881. F. and H. Francis, architects
and Merritt and Ashby, builders for Mr. McSheehan, developer.
Upper floors with yellow and gold stock bricks laid in Flemish
bond with stone and stucco dressings; ground-floor entrances
and shopfronts of various materials including red sandstone,
granite, and polished marble; parapet obscures roof, end-wall
brick stacks. Late-Italianate style. Four storeys; 15-window
range, 1:4:1:4:1:4. Upper floor bays articulated by
single-storey height stucco pilasters to each floor, floors
indicated by stucco panelling (1st floor), bracketed (2nd
floor) and richly moulded (3rd floor) sill bands; floor
heights and 1/1 sashes decrease in height as they go up. 1st
and 2nd floors with pedimented tripartite pilastered windows
to alternate bays; other bays each with four 1/1 eared
architraved sashes. 3rd floor with simplified tripartite
windows flanked by banded stucco and small empty niches;
intervening bays with 1/1 sashes flanked by stucco pilasters.
Wide entablature with carved frieze and bracketed projecting
cornice; stucco parapet with stone coping, and higher curved
parapet to corner reading '1880 BANK BUILDINGS'.
Ground-floors: no. 357 of same Gothic-style treatment as no.
353-355 Goswell Road (q.v.); no. 359 with late C19 shopfront
with recessed doorway on left and shop windows to right,
granite piers with coupled bracketed-consoles support fascia
and dentilled cornice; nos. 361-363 with partially altered
shopfront and office entrances articulated by polished granite
piers; wood panelled doors and shop windows over marble
panels; no. 428 St. John Street with C20 shopfront and
original piers; no. 426 St. John Street with altered (C20)
remnants of C19 shopfront.
(Saint, A.J.: Historian's Report London Division: 1988-1988:
1-3).


Listing NGR: TQ3147083122

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