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Numbers 2-68 (Even) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnsbury, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.542 / 51°32'31"N

Longitude: -0.1082 / 0°6'29"W

OS Eastings: 531291

OS Northings: 184261

OS Grid: TQ312842

Mapcode National: GBR M1.WF

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.2HNS

Entry Name: Numbers 2-68 (Even) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 5 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368593

Location: Islington, London, N1

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Barnsbury

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

TQ3184SW BROOKSBY STREET
635-1/52/103 (North side)
05/10/93 Nos.2-68 (Even)
and attached railings

GV II

Terraced houses. A plaque between nos 32 and 34 states that
the houses were built in 1824 by Jeffrey Morgan. Yellow brick
set in Flemish bond, roof of Welsh and asbestos slate where
visible. Two storeys over basement, some houses with an
additional storey or dormers in the roof; two windows each.
Heads of gauged brick to all openings. The common design is:
steps up to round-arched entrance with fanlight; ground-floor
window round-arched, first-floor windows flat-arched; parapet;
stack to party wall. The whole terrace much rebuilt; doors of
original design appear to have been introduced in many houses.

Features of individual houses are: no 2 has three windows and
a flat-arched carriage or works entrance to right and two
round-arched windows to left of it; no 6 has cornice and
panelled door of original design, sashes of original design
and a dormer in mansard roof; no 8 has decorative glazing to
fanlight and sashes of original design; nos 10-12 have sashes
of original design to ground floor,and no 12 has decorative
glazing to fanlight, possibly inserted, and additional storey
set back behind the parapet; no 14 has decorative glazing to
fanlight; no 16 has additional storey set back behind the
parapet; no 18 has sashes of original design and flat-arched
dormers in mansard roof; no 20 has additional storey set back
behind parapet; no 22 has decorative glazing to the fanlight,
sashes of original design to the first floor and an additional
storey set back behind the parapet; no 24 has fluted
quarter-columns to doorcase, decorative cornice, decorative
glazing to the fanlight, and additional storey set back behind
the parapet; no 26 has fluted quarter-columns to doorcase and
sashes of original design to first floor; no 28 has fluted
quarter-columns to doorcase and dormer in mansard roof; no 30
has an additional storey set back behind the parapet; nos 32-4
have dormers in mansard roof; no 36 has an additional storey
set back behind the parapet; no 38 has decorative glazing to
fanlight and sashes of original design to ground floor; no 42
has sashes of original design and an additional storey set
back behind the parapet; nos 46-8 have sashes of original
design to ground floor; no 50 has dormers in mansard roof; no
54 has an additional storey set back behind the parapet; no 56
has sashes of original design to first floor and additional
storey set back behind the parapet; no 58 has sashes of
original design with intersecting glazing bars to ground floor
and dormers in mansard roof; no 60 has first-floor windows
lowered; nos 64-8 have ground floor stuccoed and scored as
ashlar with a storey band,and first-floor windows lowered; nos
64-6 have sashes of original design to ground floor with
intersecting tracery, and no 66 has sashes of original design
to first floor and an additional storey set back behind the
parapet; no 68 has an additional storey set back behind the
parapet.
Cast-iron railings to steps and area, generally with
spear-and-tassel finials; the following replacements have been
made: finials and railings to no 16, finials to nos 34-6,
finials and railings to no 42 and possibly also to nos 48 and
60, finials to nos 64-8; despite these alterations, and
considering the length of the terrace, this is an unusually
long range of cast-iron railings of consistent design.


Listing NGR: TQ3129184260

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