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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195606
English Heritage Legacy ID: 368942
Location: Islington, London, N1
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
TQ3283NW GREENMAN STREET
635-1/60/1000 Peabody Square Block D
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
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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