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Numbers 7 and 8 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5292 / 51°31'44"N

Longitude: -0.1129 / 0°6'46"W

OS Eastings: 531002

OS Northings: 182826

OS Grid: TQ310828

Mapcode National: GBR L6.T0

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.0T5M

Entry Name: Numbers 7 and 8 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195577

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368854

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
635-1/68/356 (West side)
29/09/72 Nos.7 AND 8
and attached railings

GV II

Pair of semi-detached villas. In passageway/street linking
Wharton Street/Lloyd Square to Great Percy Street. c.1832 by
John Booth, and his son, also John, Surveyors for the Lloyd
Baker Estate. Multi-coloured stock brick set in Flemish bond
with stucco dressings, and stucco pediment over pair; Welsh
(no. 8) and artificial slate (7) gabled roofs; discreet roof
extensions; centre brick stacks. Restrained Greek Revival
style. Side-hall entrance plan to outer bay of each house.
Two-storeys with basement; 2 windows each plus entrance bay
with recessed 1st floor extension over entrance; no. 8 with
visible left-hand return wall of 3-window range. Low steps
rise to deeply recessed stucco entrance with antae supporting
entablature. No. 8 prostyle portico on corner with stone
balustrade. Doorway with double panelled doors and rectangular
overlight: flanking pilasters and diamond-patterned overlight
to no. 8. Architraved 6/6 sashes throughout; left return with
blind windows except 1st floor recessed outer bays with
narrower doors or sashes. Moulded stucco storey band between
ground and 1st floors. Extensive rebuilding to 1st floor of
no. 7. Plain stucco band beneath pediments; stone coping to
1st floor recessed bay. Attached iron railings.


Listing NGR: TQ3100282826

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