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30, 31 and 32, Britton Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5212 / 51°31'16"N

Longitude: -0.1038 / 0°6'13"W

OS Eastings: 531655

OS Northings: 181953

OS Grid: TQ316819

Mapcode National: GBR N8.VW

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.41Z6

Entry Name: 30, 31 and 32, Britton Street

Listing Date: 16 February 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195482

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368585

Location: Islington, London, EC1M

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: St James Clerkenwell

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3181NE BRITTON STREET
635-1/77/95 (West side)
16/02/72 Nos.30, 31 & 32

GV II

Terraced houses, now offices at nos 30 and 32. 1720-23.
Developed by Simon Michell and built by George Greaves. Yellow
brick set in Flemish bond, tiled roofs so far as visible. Four
storeys over basement, two windows each. No. 30 has late C20
replacement shop or office front; first and second floors
stuccoed, with moulded architraves to flat-arched windows and
6/6 sashes of original design; parapet; dormer to full width
of roof. No. 31 has a flat-arched entrance with reeded
architrave, cornice and overlight, the head of the architrave
continuing as a cornice over two flat-arched windows;
segmental-arched windows to first and second floors with heads
of gauged red brick and red brick storey band; parapet; dormer
with wooden cornice in mansard roof. No. 32 has late C20
replacement shop or office front; segmental-arched windows to
first and second floors with gauged brick heads to first
floor, frames set almost flush with the wall and red brick
storey band; parapet; dormer in mansard roof. Rainwater head
between nos. 31 and 32 with '1984 H' inscribed; stacks to
party walls.
INTERIOR: no. 31 has simple, unmoulded panelling generally to
all three principal floors, the north, party wall in the
entrance hall and stairwell panelled only to dado height, the
rest to full height with cornices of wood or plaster. Corner
chimneys to all back rooms rebuilt as cupboards. Staircase
with turned balusters and closed string. Ground floor front
and back rooms now one, the panelling altered in respect of
early C19 mouldings to dado and either side of front windows,
replacement panelling to south wall of front room apart from
front china cupboard, replacement panelling to arch between
rooms as far as post on passage side, and rebuilding of corner
chimney to back room. First-floor front room lacks panelling
to front wall. INTERIOR: of nos 30 and 32 not inspected.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).


Listing NGR: TQ3165581953

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