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Numbers 1-6 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Canonbury, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5419 / 51°32'30"N

Longitude: -0.0975 / 0°5'50"W

OS Eastings: 532034

OS Northings: 184270

OS Grid: TQ320842

Mapcode National: GBR Q1.8G

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.8HBV

Entry Name: Numbers 1-6 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195494

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368626

Location: Islington, London, N1

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Canonbury

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


ISLINGTON

TQ3264SW CANONBURY GROVE
635-1/54/137 (South East side)
29/09/72 Nos.1-6 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
CANONBURY GROVE
Nos.1-12 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terraced houses. c.1825. Developed by Richard Laycock.
Yellow-brown brick, stucco, roofs of Welsh slate to nos 1 and
6, the rest obscured by parapet. Two and three storeys over
basement, two windows each; probably originally designed as a
broadly symmetrical group CBAABC, many of the symmetries now
lost. No l: all openings have gauged brick heads; stucco band
over basement; steps up to elliptical-arched entrance set in a
recessed elliptical-arched panel; simple doorcase and fanlight
with decorative glazing. Ground-floor window with flattened
elliptical arch set in a recessed panel of the same profile
and 6/6 sashes with intersecting tracery. Storey band with
sunk lettering 'WILLOW COTTAGE'. First-floor windows
flat-arched and set in a recessed round-arched panel with
impost band; 6/6 sashes and balcony with iron railings.
Stepped brick cornice; two dormers in mansard roof, side
stacks.
On nos 2 and 5 the entry bay is recessed and the middle part
of the window bay breaks forward; stucco basement scored as
ashlar; round-arched entrance set back in stuccoed,
rusticated, round-arched porch; ground-floor window
flat-arched with stucco architrave cornice on consoles,
tripartite glazing, and bracketed balcony with cast-iron
railings. First-floor windows round-arched to entry bay; to
the window bay they are segmental-arched with gauged brick
heads on no 2, flat-arched with architraves on no 5, with 6/6
sashes to entry bay and 10/10 sashes including margin lights
to window bay; stucco frieze, cornice and parapet to no 2,
frieze and cornice only to no 5 which has an attic storey with
two flat-arched, architraved windows with 6/6 and 10/10 sashes
as below, and margin lights; parapet.
Nos 3 and 4 have stucco basements scored as ashlar, steps up
to flat-arched entrance with presumably original railings,
stucco architrave and cornice on consoles; cornice, overlight
and panelled door to no 4. Ground-floor window flat-arched
with stucco architrave and cornice on consoles. First-floor
windows segmental-arched with gauged brick heads, keystones
and 6/6 sashes; frieze, cornice and blocking course. No 6:
stucco to basement and ground floor, the ground floor
decorated with banded rustication. Steps up to round-arched
entrance with presumably original railings. Simple doorcase,
cornice and fanlight. Ground-floor window round-arched and set
in a flat-arched recessed panel of plain stucco. First-floor
windows flat-arched with 6/6 sashes in entry bay, flat-arched
with gauged brick heads set in elliptical-arched recessed
panel with gauged brick head in window bay; balcony with iron
railings, stucco to parapet, two dormers in mansard, side
stack.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).


Listing NGR: TQ3203484270

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