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Latitude: 51.5503 / 51°33'1"N
Longitude: -0.0939 / 0°5'38"W
OS Eastings: 532256
OS Northings: 185212
OS Grid: TQ322852
Mapcode National: GBR GK.502
Mapcode Global: VHGQT.B96C
Entry Name: Number 31 and Walls and Gate Piers to Highbury New Park
Listing Date: 30 September 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187277
English Heritage Legacy ID: 368971
Location: Islington, London, N5
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
TQ3285SW HIGHBURY NEW PARK
635-1/39/461 (North West side)
and walls and gate piers to Highbury
Detached house. 1852-5. Developed by Henry Rydon. Yellow brick
covered with stucco except to basement, roof obscured by
parapet. Two storeys over basement, four-window range. The
principal front reads as a pedimented wing of three-window
range with a wing of one-window range set back to the left.
Steps up to round-arched entrance in left-hand bay of
pedimented wing, with moulded architrave and scrolled
keystone; entrance flanked by rusticated piers capped by
paired enriched consoles carrying cornice with pulvinated
bay-leaf frieze between. Ground-floor windows flat-arched and
set behind round-arched openings with moulded stucco
architraves; storey band; first-floor windows flat-arched with
architraves; the side wing has a segmental-arched carriage
entrance to ground floor/basement, and round-arched window
above; balustraded parapet; moulded stucco cornice overall;
pedimented gable to three right-hand bays with acroteria, the
tympanum filled with a wreath and festoons over a blank panel.
Two pairs of stuccoed gate piers to left and right with
bracketed cornices and ball finials; short run of balustrading
to outer sides, the stuccoed inner wall no longer balustraded.
(London Journal: T.F.M.Hinchcliffe: 'Highbury New Park. A
nineteenth-century middle-class suburb': London: 1981-:
Listing NGR: TQ3225685212
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