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Numbers 1-12 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in St Mary's, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5432 / 51°32'35"N

Longitude: -0.1008 / 0°6'2"W

OS Eastings: 531796

OS Northings: 184408

OS Grid: TQ317844

Mapcode National: GBR P0.HZ

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.6GKV

Entry Name: Numbers 1-12 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 20 September 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368679

Location: Islington, London, N1

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Islington

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3184SE CANONBURY SQUARE
635-1/53/189 (South side)
20/09/54 Nos.1-12 (Consecutive)
and attached railings

GV II

Terraced houses. 1821. Developed by Richard Laycock. Grey
brick laid in Flemish bond, stucco, roof obscured by parapet.
Four storeys over basement, two windows each. Nos 1-2, 6-7,
and ll-l2 project slightly. Steps up to round-arched entrance
with engaged Greek Doric columns, cornice, fanlight with
decorative glazing, panelled door of original design.
Ground-floor window elliptical-arched with gauged brick head,
set within a recessed panel of the same kind. Nos 1- 2, 6-7,
and 11-12 are distinguished by channelled rusticated stucco to
ground floor and entrances with elliptical arches and simple
doorcases; nos 6-7 have a double open porch of Greek Doric
columns carrying a single entablature; nos 1-2 and 11-12 have
only the rear pilasters of such a scheme. Nos 1, 4-9, and
11-12 have 2/4 sashes with pointed-arched glazing bars. Stucco
band between floors. All upper windows flat-arched with gauged
brick heads and 6/6 sashes to first and second floor, 3/6 to
most third-floor windows. First-floor windows have piano
nobile proportions and are set within recessed round-arched
panels with gauged brick heads, the arcade linked by a stucco
springing band. Shallow iron balconies to all first floor
windows except no 5 which has a deeper balcony carried on
brackets with iron railings. Cornice band above second floor.
Parapet. Single-storey extension to side of no 1 with one
elliptical-arched window set within similar recessed panel. No
8 has an LCC tablet recording the residence of Samuel Phelps,
tragedian. Cast-iron railings to area.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).


Listing NGR: TQ3179684408

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