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Numbers 22 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Bunhill, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5206 / 51°31'14"N

Longitude: -0.1007 / 0°6'2"W

OS Eastings: 531871

OS Northings: 181898

OS Grid: TQ318818

Mapcode National: GBR P9.J2

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.61MM

Entry Name: Numbers 22 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368705

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

Church of England Parish: St Sepulchre Holborn

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3181NE CHARTERHOUSE SQUARE
635-1/77/215 (North West side)
29/09/72 No.22
and attached railings

GV II

Terraced house, now offices. 1788. Yellow brick set in Flemish
bond with Coade stone dressings, roof obscured by parapet.
Four storeys, two-window range. Steps up to round-arched
entrance with vermiculated quoins, fluted impost and head
keystone, all probably in Coade stone; panelled reveals to
doorway, doorcase with pilasters, cornice, fanlight and
panelled door of original design; segmental-arched carriage
entrance to right side with head keystone, also probably of
Coade stone, and festooned spandrels; cornice. Upper windows
flat-arched with gauged brick heads; moulded brick cornice;
parapet. Cast-iron railings to steps.
The interior has a staircase with wreathed and ramped
handrail, stick balusters and open string. The ceiling of the
first-floor front room has five roundel paintings, depicting
Architecture, Music, Painting and Sculpture, probably by the
elder Thomas Stowers, landscape painter, who lived at 22
Charterhouse Square from 1788 until at least 1811.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).


Listing NGR: TQ3187181898

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