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Numbers 43-55 (Odd) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, Islington

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Latitude: 51.5295 / 51°31'46"N

Longitude: -0.1106 / 0°6'38"W

OS Eastings: 531158

OS Northings: 182866

OS Grid: TQ311828

Mapcode National: GBR M5.BX

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.1TDC

Plus Code: 9C3XGVHQ+QQ

Entry Name: Numbers 43-55 (Odd) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298105

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368520

Location: Islington, London, EC1R

County: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Clerkenwell

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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(West side)
Nos.43-55 (Odd)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Nos.33-65 (Odd))


Seven terraced houses. Dated 1824; mid C19 shopfront to no.
53. By William Chadwell Mylne, Surveyor for the New River
Estate. Yellow stock brick set in Flemish bond with banded
stucco ground-floor and stucco dressings; roofs obscured,
party-wall brick stacks. Side-hall entrance plan; no. 53 with
ground-floor shop and side-hall entrance plan to upper floors.
Four storeys except no. 43 (three storeys) with basement; 2
windows each. Steps rise to round-arched entrance (except nos.
51 & 53): fluted 1/4 column jambs (nos. 51 & 53 plain)
carrying corniced-head, fanlight (nos. 47 & 49 patterned; no.
51 with overlight) and original panelled door to nos. 45-51
and 55. 2/2 and 6/6 sashes to ground-floors. No. 53 has mostly
intact shopfront: wide C19 panelled shop/house door to right;
altered C19 shop windows to left; fascia and projecting
cornice with C20 alterations. Gauged-brick flat arches with
6/6 and 3/3 sashes to upper floors; 1st floor stucco sill band
beneath full-length sashes set in arched brick recesses with
individual cast-iron balconies to nos. 45 and 55. Some
rebuilding to upper floors; between nos. 47 and 49 plaque at
2nd floor level inscribed 'Thompson's Terrace 1824'. Plain
brick parapet with stone coping; nos. 47 and 49 with stucco
band to parapet. Attached cast-iron railings with urn finials.
The terrace was known originally as Thompson's Terrace.

Listing NGR: TQ3115882866

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