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Numbers 340-390 (Even) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.531 / 51°31'51"N

Longitude: -0.1034 / 0°6'12"W

OS Eastings: 531652

OS Northings: 183048

OS Grid: TQ316830

Mapcode National: GBR N5.XC

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.5S56

Entry Name: Numbers 340-390 (Even) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Last Amended: 1 May 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298069

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368743

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

TQ3183SE CITY ROAD
635-1/65/253 (South side)
29/09/72 Nos.340-392 (Even)
and attached railings

GV II

Terraced houses, now mainly offices. Early C19 with mid-C19
enrichments. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond, stucco
dressings, roofs of Welsh and artificial slate so far as
visible; nos 374-8 painted. Four storeys over basement, two
windows each, except that the former nos 360-364 now form one
unit of six windows. Basement and ground floor stuccoed,
except former nos 362-4 which are painted. On nos 340-former
no 360 and nos 366-370 the stucco is plain with traces of
scoring as ashlar; on nos 372-392 the ground floor is
rusticated and there are vermiculated keystones to all
openings. Round-arched entrance, except for former no 364
which is flat-arched; doorcase with reeding or semi-circular
mouldings and cornice to nos 340-former no 360; nos 366 and
376 C20 replacement; nos 368-74 and 378-88 have fluted
pilaster jambs and cornice; nos 390-92 have panelled pilaster
jambs and modillion cornice. Fanlight, with decorative glazing
to nos 342-346, 350-352, 382-384, 388-92; panelled doors of
original design to nos 340-346, 350-352, 356, 360, 372,
380-382. All windows flat-arched, those to upper floors with
moulded stucco architraves, the first-floor windows having
pediments on consoles and the second-floor eared architraves
except on nos 388-92, which have only three storeys in the
main front; bracketed balconies with iron railings on nos
352-former 360. Sashes of original design to nos 340 (second
floo)r, 346 (second and third floors), 350 (second floor), 352
(second and third floors), 360-364 (second and third floors),
366 (second floor), 370 (ground, second and third floors),
374-376 (second and third floors), 378 (second floor), 382
(ground, second and third floors), 384 (ground and third
floors), 388 (second floor). The junction between nos 386 and
388 marked by vermiculated chamfered quoins. Modillion cornice
with bracketed stops, the details lost on nos 374-378,
blocking course, modelled lions rampant to ends of party
walls, except on nos. 340-346, 352, 366-368, 374-378, 382-388.
Nos 372 and 396 have balustraded parapet. Cast-iron railings
to steps and area to nos 346, 350, 358, 366 and nos 374-7.


Listing NGR: TQ3165283048

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

Description


ISLINGTON

TQ3183SE CITY ROAD
635-1/65/253 (South side)
29/09/72 Nos.340-392 (Even)
and attached railings

GV II

Terraced houses, now mainly offices. Early C19 with mid-C19
enrichments. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond, stucco
dressings, roofs of Welsh and artificial slate so far as
visible; nos 374-8 painted. Four storeys over basement, two
windows each, except that the former nos 360-364 now form one
unit of six windows. Basement and ground floor stuccoed,
except former nos 362-4 which are painted. On nos 340-former
no 360 and nos 366-370 the stucco is plain with traces of
scoring as ashlar; on nos 372-392 the ground floor is
rusticated and there are vermiculated keystones to all
openings. Round-arched entrance, except for former no 364
which is flat-arched; doorcase with reeding or semi-circular
mouldings and cornice to nos 340-former no 360; nos 366 and
376 C20 replacement; nos 368-74 and 378-88 have fluted
pilaster jambs and cornice; nos 390-92 have panelled pilaster
jambs and modillion cornice. Fanlight, with decorative glazing
to nos 342-346, 350-352, 382-384, 388-92; panelled doors of
original design to nos 340-346, 350-352, 356, 360, 372,
380-382. All windows flat-arched, those to upper floors with
moulded stucco architraves, the first-floor windows having
pediments on consoles and the second-floor eared architraves
except on nos 388-92, which have only three storeys in the
main front; bracketed balconies with iron railings on nos
352-former 360. Sashes of original design to nos 340 (second
floo)r, 346 (second and third floors), 350 (second floor), 352
(second and third floors), 360-364 (second and third floors),
366 (second floor), 370 (ground, second and third floors),
374-376 (second and third floors), 378 (second floor), 382
(ground, second and third floors), 384 (ground and third
floors), 388 (second floor). The junction between nos 386 and
388 marked by vermiculated chamfered quoins. Modillion cornice
with bracketed stops, the details lost on nos 374-378,
blocking course, modelled lions rampant to ends of party
walls, except on nos. 340-346, 352, 366-368, 374-378, 382-388.
Nos 372 and 396 have balustraded parapet. Cast-iron railings
to steps and area to nos 346, 350, 358, 366 and nos 374-7.


Listing NGR: TQ3165283048

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