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12a Charterhouse Square, and Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5213 / 51°31'16"N

Longitude: -0.0991 / 0°5'56"W

OS Eastings: 531982

OS Northings: 181978

OS Grid: TQ319819

Mapcode National: GBR P8.XT

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.71H2

Entry Name: 12a Charterhouse Square, and Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195525

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368703

Location: Islington, London, EC1M

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Bunhill

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

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Listing Text


No.12A and attached walls and railings

(Formerly Listed as: CHARTERHOUSE SQUARE Screen wall north of no 12A, formerly Listed as: CHARTERHOUSE SQUARE No.12A)


Terraced house. Late C18, the bowed window to Charterhouse Square mid-to-late C19. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond, stone, roof of slate. Four storeys over basement, one window to Charterhouse Square, four to Rutland Place. Steps up to round-arched entrance in Rutland Place with fluted quarter-columns, cornice and fanlight with decorative glazing; all windows in Rutland Place flat-arched with gauged brick heads, several blank. To Charterhouse Square, segmental-bowed window to basement, ground and first floors with triple windows having stone mullions and lintels and curved 9/9 sashes; dentil cornice and blocking course with iron railings to balcony; second-floor windows flat-arched; frieze of brick in emulation of triglyphs; parapet; dormers in mansard roof, stacks to north and on party wall to west. To north, late C18 brick screen wall with two flat-arched entrances with pilasters, cornices and fanlights, and two blank, flat-arched windows; brick frieze in emulation of triglyphs, parapet. Screen wall in Rutland Place having flat-arched entrance with pilasters, cornice and overlight, two blank windows and brick frieze in emulation of triglyphs. Cast-iron railings to steps in Rutland Place with iron-twist balusters; area railings in Charterhouse Square with spearhead finials.

Listing NGR: TQ3198281978

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