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Number 57-65 (Odd) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5297 / 51°31'47"N

Longitude: -0.1107 / 0°6'38"W

OS Eastings: 531152

OS Northings: 182893

OS Grid: TQ311828

Mapcode National: GBR M5.9T

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.1TB5

Entry Name: Number 57-65 (Odd) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195460

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368522

Location: Islington, London, EC1R

County: London

District: 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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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3182NW AMWELL STREET
635-1/68/36 (West side)
29/09/72 Nos.57-65 (Odd)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
AMWELL
(West side)
Nos.33-65 (Odd))

GV II

4ive terraced houses, now with ground-floor shops. 1828-1829;
altered shopfronts mid to late C19. By William Chadwell Mylne,
Surveyor for the New River Estate. Multi-coloured stock brick
set in Flemish bond with stucco dressings; artificial (no. 57)
and Welsh (no. 59) slate Mansard roofs with dormers;
artificial slate gabled roof with dormer to no. 63; asphalt
hipped roof to no. 65, party-wall brick stacks. Ground-floor
shops; side-hall entrance plan leads to domestic space above.
Three storeys with basement except no. 61 (four storeys); 2
windows each. House entrance to right (no. 65 with house
entrance to right-hand return wall in Great Percy Street):
plain doorway with overlight (some patterned) and original
pair of panelled doors to no. 65 in return wall. Nos. 57-61
with two and three bay shopfronts to left of house door. No.
61 in most original condition: central original shop door in
deep recess flanked by glazed shop windows; windows with
moulded surrounds and panels below; pilasters with elaborate
console brackets carrying entablature with projecting dentiled
cornice (fascia obscured by C20 sign); fine original iron
railings to perimeter of basement openings in pavement in
front of flanking shop windows. Others have been partially
altered but include many original features such as bow window
and iron area railings to no. 57; most shopfronts articulated
by console bracketed pilasters and with fascias and cornices.
No. 65 has extensively altered corner shopfront faced in
tiles. Gauged-brick flat arches with 6/6 sashes to upper
floors; 1st floor stucco sill band beneath full-length sashes
set in arched brick recesses with individual cast-iron
balconies to nos. 61 and 65. Some rebuilding to upper floors.
Plain brick parapet with stone coping to nos. 57-63; no. 65
with plain stucco band beneath altered stucco cornice with
blocking course.


Listing NGR: TQ3115282893

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