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17 and 17a, Balfe Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Caledonian, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5324 / 51°31'56"N

Longitude: -0.1211 / 0°7'15"W

OS Eastings: 530424

OS Northings: 183169

OS Grid: TQ304831

Mapcode National: GBR J4.ZV

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.VRC4

Entry Name: 17 and 17a, Balfe Street

Listing Date: 9 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195464

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368539

Location: Islington, London, N1

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Caledonian

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Andrew Barnsbury

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3083SW BALFE STREET
635-1/62/52 (West side)
09/05/75 Nos.17 AND 17A
(Formerly Listed as:
BALFE STREET
Nos.5-17, 17A, 19-35 (Odd))

GV II

No 17 a terraced house altered to commercial premises.
Mid-C19. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond, stucco, roof
obscured by parapet. Three storeys over basement, three
window-range. Basement and ground floor decorated with banded
rustication; segmental-arched entrance with architrave,
keystone and panelled door of original design; flat-arched
window to ground floor with bracketed sill, architrave and
vestiges of ogee-patterned glazing bars; deep fascia with
bracketed stops; upper windows flat-arched with architraves
now much simplified and central pediment to first floor
missing; 6/6 sashes of original design; stuccoed entablature
and blocking course. To the right of no 17 is a stuccoed,
basket-arched carriage entrance, numbered 17A, with the
inscription 'WORKS & MILLS' and the date 1846; fluted impost
blocks; the two storeys over the arch now form part of nos
19-35 Balfe Street (q.v.).


Listing NGR: TQ3042483169

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