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27-37, Alwyne Villas

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5434 / 51°32'36"N

Longitude: -0.0988 / 0°5'55"W

OS Eastings: 531933

OS Northings: 184431

OS Grid: TQ319844

Mapcode National: GBR P0.YX

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.7GLQ

Entry Name: 27-37, Alwyne Villas

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195455

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368513

Location: Islington, London, N1

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Stephen Canonbury

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/53/27 (West side)
29/09/72 Nos.27-37 (Odd)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.19-37 (Odd))


Terraced houses. Dated on a plaque on no 33 lettered
'CANONBURY TERRACE 1824'; no 31 rebuilt mid-C20. Developed by
Richard Laycock. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond, stucco,
roof obscured by parapet. Three storeys, two windows each.
Ground floor stuccoed with banded rustication.
Segmental-arched entrance with fluted quarter-columns carrying
deep cornice, panelled doors to all except no 33 which has C18
or early C19 door inserted; some original glazing to
fanlights. Ground-floor windows to nos 27 and 29 have cambered
arches and original sashes, those to nos 33-37 round arches,
glazing bars to nos 33 and 37 radiating with margin lights,
those to no 35 intersecting. First-floor windows have piano
nobile proportions, flat-arched with stuccoed heads to nos 27
and 29 and gauged brick heads to nos 33-37. Balconies with
iron railings to all first-floor windows, those to nos 33-7
having brackets. Second-floor windows flat-arched with
stuccoed heads to nos 27 and 29, gauged brick heads to no
33-37; original sashes to nos 27, 29 and 35. Stucco band and
parapet to nos 27-9, cornice and blocking course to nos 33-37.
No 31 has been rebuilt in English bond brickwork with only
doorcase, panelled door, overlight and proportions of ground
and second-floor windows remaining of orignal building.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3193384431

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