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Numbers 1-6 (Consecutive) with Attached Railings and Gate Attached to Number 1

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5291 / 51°31'44"N

Longitude: -0.1125 / 0°6'45"W

OS Eastings: 531025

OS Northings: 182824

OS Grid: TQ310828

Mapcode National: GBR L6.W0

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.0TCM

Entry Name: Numbers 1-6 (Consecutive) with Attached Railings and Gate Attached to Number 1

Listing Date: 27 August 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195576

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368853

Location: Islington, London, WC1X

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Clerkenwell

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Clerkenwell Holy Redeemer

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3182NW CUMBERLAND GARDENS
635-1/68/355 (East side)
27/08/57 Nos.1-6 (Consecutive)
with attached railings & gate
attached to no. 1

GV II

Terrace of six semi-detached linked villas. In
street/passageway linking Wharton Street/Lloyd Square with
Great Percy Street. c.1830 by John Booth, and his son, also
John, Surveyors for the Lloyd Baker Estate. Multi-coloured
stock bricks set in Flemish bond with stucco dressings, and
stucco pediment over each pair (no. 2 altered); Welsh (nos.
4-5) and artificial slate gabled roofs, others obscured by
parapet; brick centre stacks. Fine design in restrained Greek
Revival style. Side-hall entrance plan to outer linked bay of
each house. Two-storeys with basement; 2 windows each
including recessed 1-window entrance bay coupled as links. Low
steps rise to deeply recessed stucco entrance with antae
supporting entablature except no. 6 (plain stucco square
opening). Architraved panelled door (nos. 1, 4-6 original),
some with fluted pilaster jambs (3, 4), reeded surround (5),
rectangular overlights (1, 2, 4, 5) and various alterations
with architraved sashes throughout: ground-floor with 2/2 (6),
6/6 (2, 3), 6/6 with cast-iron window guards (1) and 8/8
sashes (4, 5). 1st floor predominantly 2/2 sashes. 1st floor
recessed balconied links with various narrower doors or
sashes. Plain stucco band beneath pediments; stucco parapet
with stucco coping or blocking course to 1st floor recessed
link. Nos. 1-2 with extensive alterations. Attached cast-iron
railings with urn finials; additional Neoclassical railing,
scrolled braces and iron overthrow to trade entrance to nos. 5
& 6. Garden gate to right of no. 1 with attached iron spikes
over passageway entrance.


Listing NGR: TQ3102582824

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