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Peabody Square Block D

A Grade II Listed Building in St Peter's, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.539 / 51°32'20"N

Longitude: -0.097 / 0°5'49"W

OS Eastings: 532072

OS Northings: 183947

OS Grid: TQ320839

Mapcode National: GBR Q2.CH

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.8LK2

Entry Name: Peabody Square Block D

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368942

Location: Islington, London, N1

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St James Prebend Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3283NW GREENMAN STREET
635-1/60/1000 Peabody Square Block D

GV II

Model Dwellings for the Peabody Trust, now flats 1864-65 by
Henry Darbishire. English bond banded stock and grey brick.
Slate roof. Eleven symmetrically placed brick stacks.
Rectangualar eleven window range with set-back narrow three
window ends. Five storeys, with 3/3 sashes to lower floors,
attic with three narrow casements per bay. Central opening
under painted brick arch, with C20 door. Painted brick
roundels between second and third, and ninth and tenth, bays
on each floor. Saw-tooth brickwork band at second floor, heavy
dentil cornice of artificial stone. Rear elevation identical
but large four-light staircase windows set under recessed
pointed arch rising through centre of four storeys and with
'P' in roundel over. Doors for refuse collection on ground
floor.
INTERIOR: originally a series of two and three room suites let
weekly, with shared kitchens and lavatories in the narrow
ends. This plan still recognisable in arrangement of twenty
flats set along original corridors.Included as the first
Peabody estate arranged in what became a standard design
across London, and the most elaborate. It was the second
Peabody scheme overall.


Listing NGR: TQ3207283947

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