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Numbers 57 and 59 and Attached Wall and Gate Piers to Highbury New Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5516 / 51°33'5"N

Longitude: -0.0921 / 0°5'31"W

OS Eastings: 532376

OS Northings: 185363

OS Grid: TQ323853

Mapcode National: GBR GJ.ZC5

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.C85C

Entry Name: Numbers 57 and 59 and Attached Wall and Gate Piers to Highbury New Park

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368978

Location: Islington, London, N5

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Mildmay

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Augustine Highbury

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/39/468 (West side)
Nos.57 AND 59
and attached wall and gate piers to
Highbury New Park


Semi-detached houses. 1856-61. Developed by Henry Rydon and
probably designed by Charles Hambridge. Yellow brick set in
Flemish bond with dressings of red brick and stucco or stone;
roof of Welsh slate. Three storeys over basement, three
windows each originally, no 59 extended by two-window range to
right. Basement and ground floor stuccoed, the ground floor
decorated with banded rustication; steps up to flat-arched
entrance with cornice and overlight set back under flat-arched
porch with rusticated antae and dentil cornice; ground-floor
windows flat-arched with moulded reveals and window guards to
no 57, balconies to no 59; first-floor windows round-arched
and set back under round arches with imposts, stucco archivolt
and gauged brick head, the red brick continuing as an impost
band; bracketed and balustraded balcony; sill band to second
floor of bricks set at an angle; second-floor windows
basket-arched and grouped together as four with lintels of
stone or stucco; eaves cornice of bricks set at an angle;
boxed eaves; hipped roof and stacks to party wall. Additional
basement and ground-floor wing of one-window range to left of
no 57; two-storey wing to right of no 59 with canted bay of
three windows to ground floor and a pair of round-arched
windows above under a round-arch with imposts, archivolt and
gauged brick head; openwork parapet. Two pairs of stuccoed and
panelled gate piers with cornices and balustraded wall
between, the balustrade missing to no 57 and one pier missing
to no 59.
(London Journal: T.F.M.Hinchcliffe: 'Highbury New Park. A
nineteenth-century middle-class suburb': London: 1981-:

Listing NGR: TQ3237485360

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