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18a, 18-28, Arlington Way

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, Islington

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Latitude: 51.5301 / 51°31'48"N

Longitude: -0.1061 / 0°6'22"W

OS Eastings: 531467

OS Northings: 182944

OS Grid: TQ314829

Mapcode National: GBR N5.BN

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.3SRW

Plus Code: 9C3XGVJV+2H

Entry Name: 18a, 18-28, Arlington Way

Listing Date: 21 November 1972

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298107

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368532

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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635-1/68/45 (South East side)
21/11/72 Nos.18A, 18-28 (Consecutive)
(Formerly Listed as:
(South East side)
Nos.18-31 (Consecutive))


Eleven terraced houses with ground-floor shops, plus one with
pub. 1828-1829; later C19 and C20 shopfronts, many altered;
c.1900 pub front. Probably by William Chadwell Mylne, Surveyor
for the New River Estate. Yellow stock brick set in Flemish
bond with wooden shop fronts and glazed brick pub front; roofs
obscured, party-wall brick stacks. Ground-floor shops and pub
with side-hall entrance plan providing access to domestic
upper floors. Three storeys with basement; 2 windows each.
Predominantly C20 house doors with plain jambs throughout.
Wooden shopfronts 3 bays in width with pilasters carrying
entablature with fascia and and projecting cornice to nos.
18-21, 23-26 and 28: nos. 18-25 shop windows rebuilt c.1980
although entablatures were mostly kept intact; only no. 26
shopfront survives in anything like its original design with
curved fascia, original glazed shop door to left, house door
to right and bow window to centre. No. 18A house entrance only
to left of no. 18; no. 22 with carriage entrance and house
door to left. No. 27 Harlequin Public House with etched glass
door and window. Gauged-brick flat arches with 6/6 sashes to
upper floors; no. 22 with full-length sashes with linked
cast-iron balcony with Vitruvian scroll and anthemion pattern
to railings. Significant rebuilding to upper floors. Plain
brick parapet with stone coping. The terrace formerly
continued further to the right but nos. 29-31 have been
demolished since 1972 to make way for the Lillian Bayliss
Theatre, which lies to the rear of Sadler's Wells.

Listing NGR: TQ3146782944

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