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Numbers 319-359 (Odd) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, Islington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.531 / 51°31'51"N

Longitude: -0.1015 / 0°6'5"W

OS Eastings: 531786

OS Northings: 183054

OS Grid: TQ317830

Mapcode National: GBR P5.CB

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.6S65

Entry Name: Numbers 319-359 (Odd) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298068

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368741

Location: Islington, London, EC1V

County: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St James Prebend Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3183SE CITY ROAD
635-1/65/251 (North side)
29/09/72 Nos.319-359 (Odd)
and attached railings

GV II

Terraced houses. Originally called York Place, of which the
ten westernmost were built in 1806, the rest between 1808 and
1812. Possibly designed by James Taylor. Yellow brick set in
Flemish bond, stucco, mansard roofs of Welsh and artificial
slate. Four storeys over basement, two windows each. Basement
and ground floor stuccoed as far as storey band, and generally
scored as ashlar, except for nos 351-359 which have exposed
brickwork. Round-arched entrances; nos 319-321 have late C20
replacement doorcases; nos 323-327 and 343 have doorcases with
reeded pilasters with lion-head stops and cornice; no 329 has
a panelled doorcase, probably replacement, and no 331 a reeded
doorcase; nos 333-341 and 345-347 have fluted quarter-columns
and cornice; nos 349-55 have reeded engaged Ionic columns and
reeded cornice; no 357 has paired reeded pilasters with
lion-head stops and cornice, no 359 has a late C20 entrance
deeply recessed; fanlight with decorative glazing to nos 321,
323, 335-343, 357; panelled doors of original design to nos
321-323. Ground-floor windows round-arched with gauged brick
heads, that to no 351 with window guard; later shallow
single-storey bow window to no 357. Upper windows flat-arched
with gauged brick heads, those to first floor of piano nobile
proportions, except that nos 333 and 343 have raised sills.
Bracketed balconies with iron railings to first-floor windows
of nos 327, 345, other balconies probably replacement.
Parapet. Dormers in mansard roofs to all houses. Area railings
of geometrical design to nos 327-333 and 351.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).


Listing NGR: TQ3178683054

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