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41 and 43, Highbury New Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Mildmay, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5506 / 51°33'2"N

Longitude: -0.0928 / 0°5'34"W

OS Eastings: 532331

OS Northings: 185252

OS Grid: TQ323852

Mapcode National: GBR GJ.Z52

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.B9S3

Entry Name: 41 and 43, Highbury New Park

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195621

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368972

Location: Islington, London, N5

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Mildmay

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Augustine Highbury

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3285SW HIGHBURY NEW PARK
635-1/39/462 (North West side)
Nos.41 AND 43

GV II

Semi-detached houses. Probably 1856-61. Developed by Henry
Rydon and probably designed by Charles Hambridge. Yellow brick
set in Flemish bond with dressings of red brick and stucco,
roof of slate. Four storeys over basement, two windows each.
Basement and ground floor stuccoed, the basement decorated
with banded rustication; these floors project, forming a
continuous front across both houses; steps up to flat-arched
entrance with cornice and overlight; flat-arched windows
flanked by panelled pilasters supporting entablature with
guilloche frieze, cornice, and blocking course with antefixae.
First-floor windows round-arched with recessed, hollow-moulded
stucco architraves and pointed-arched heads of alternating red
and yellow brick; red brick storey and impost bands; red brick
sill band to second floor resting on one course of bricks set
at an angle; flat-arched windows to second floor set in a
recessed surround of red brick with head of gauged red brick;
eaves cornice of bricks set at an angle; boxed eaves. The side
returns of each house have a two-storey stuccoed bay to
basement and ground floor detailed as for front elevation.
Hipped roofs with side dormers, stacks to party wall and end
stacks. The design of these houses matches of of nos 53-5 and
141-3 Highbury New Park (q.v.).
(London Journal: T.F.M.Hinchcliffe: 'Highbury New Park. A
nineteenth-century middle-class suburb': London: 1981-:
29-44).


Listing NGR: TQ3232785250

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