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Numbers 70-90 (Even) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5302 / 51°31'48"N

Longitude: -0.1104 / 0°6'37"W

OS Eastings: 531173

OS Northings: 182944

OS Grid: TQ311829

Mapcode National: GBR M5.CN

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.1SJV

Entry Name: Numbers 70-90 (Even) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298106

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368524

Location: Islington, London, EC1R

County: London

District: 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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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3182NW AMWELL STREET
635-1/68/38 (East side)
29/09/72 Nos.70-90 (Even)
and attached railings

GV II

Eleven terraced houses. 1828-1829. William Chadwell Mylne,
Surveyor for the New River Estate. Yellow stock brick set in
Flemish bond with banded stucco ground-floor to nos. 76-78 &
90 and stucco dressings; roofs obscured, party-wall brick
stacks. Side-hall entrance plan. Three storeys except no. 76
(four storeys) with basement; 2 windows each; no. 90 with
one-storey stucco portico extension. Steps rise to
round-arched (except nos. 70-72) entrance: architraved doorway
to nos 76-82 & 88-90 and nos. 76-80 with fluted column jambs;
no. 74 with 1/4 columns and remainder with pilaster jambs.
Elaborate and original corniced-head to nos. 76-90, fanlight
(nos. 76-84 patterned) and original panelled door to nos.
88-90. 6/6 sashes to ground-floors: round-arched sashes to
nos. 74-88 set in recess. Nos. 70-72 have been altered to
shopfronts: no. 70 with wooden shopfront with entablature,
projecting cornice and large-paned shop windows; no. 72 with
altered late C19 shopfront. Gauged-brick flat arches with 6/6
sashes to upper floors; 1st floor stucco sill band beneath
full-length sashes set in arched brick recesses linked by
stucco impost banding with individual cast-iron balconies
(except nos. 70-72) with spiderweb pattern to railings. Some
rebuilding to upper floors. Plain brick parapet with stone
coping. Attached cast-iron railings with urn finials.


Listing NGR: TQ3117382944

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

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