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Number 31 and Walls and Gate Piers to Highbury New Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Mildmay, London

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187277

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368971

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


ISLINGTON

TQ3285SW HIGHBURY NEW PARK
635-1/39/461 (North West side)
No.31
and walls and gate piers to Highbury
New Park

GV II

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-:
29-44).


Listing NGR: TQ3225685212

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