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326, City Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Bunhill, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5304 / 51°31'49"N

Longitude: -0.1013 / 0°6'4"W

OS Eastings: 531803

OS Northings: 182990

OS Grid: TQ318829

Mapcode National: GBR P5.DK

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.6SBM

Entry Name: 326, City Road

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195535

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368742

Location: Islington, London, EC1V

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Bunhill

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Clerkenwell St Mark

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3182NE
635-1/69/252
29/09/72

CITY ROAD
(South side)
No.326
(Formerly Listed as:
CITY ROAD
Nos.320-324)
(Formerly Listed as:
CITY ROAD
No.326)

GV
II

Terraced houses, now offices. Following refurbishment as
offices by Graham Moss Associates in 1989, no. 326 consists of
three elements: (1) the former nos 320-324, to the east,
originally a group of three houses dated in a pedimented panel
to the parapet inscribed '18 COTTAGE PLACE 45'; (2) the former
no.326, an early C19 three-bay villa possibly originally
detached but linked to nos 320-324 by a single recessed bay;
and (3) a western wing with segmental carriage-arch added
during refurbishment. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond, stucco
dressings, roofs of artificial slate so far as visible. The
east wing four storeys over basement, six-window range; the
central block three storeys over basement, three-window range
to the main front; the west wing three storeys, four-window
range. Basement to east and central block stucccoed. East wing
has two remaining segmental-arched entrances with gauged brick
heads to City Road, the doorcase set in a segmental-arched
recess; overlights and panelled doors; ground-floor windows
also segmental-arched with gauged brick heads and set in a
segmental-arched recess; first-floor windows round-arched with
gauged brick heads and set in a round-arched recess;
second-floor windows flat-arched with gauged brick heads; the
return to Hall Street has a three-window range, the outer
windows blank, and the profiles matching the City Road front.
Moulded stucco cornice with parapet and central date plaque.
Mansard roof with dormers; stacks to former party walls.
The central block is double-fronted, with steps up to the
flat-arched entrance with pilasters and cornice on double
consoles, the doorcase with pilaster jambs and cornice,
overlight and double panelled doors; two-storey segmental bow
windows to either side with tripartite windows to both floors,
flat-arched with gauged brick heads, and cornice to first
floor; central flat-arched first-floor window with pediment on
consoles. Dentil cornice and blocking course. Mansard roof
with dormers. A pair of recumbent dogs on either side of the
entrance, and stone balustrade to the area. Rear elevation has
a central segmental two-storey bow with flat-arched windows,
all of 1989.

Listing NGR: TQ3180382990

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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