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73, Highbury New Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Mildmay, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5526 / 51°33'9"N

Longitude: -0.0924 / 0°5'32"W

OS Eastings: 532352

OS Northings: 185470

OS Grid: TQ323854

Mapcode National: GBR GJ.Z87

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.C70M

Entry Name: 73, Highbury New Park

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195625

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368987

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
635-1/39/476 (West side)
No.73

GV II

Detached house. 1856-61. Developed by Henry Rydon and probably
designed by Charles Hambridge. Brick, now painted, with
dressings of stone or stucco, roof of slate. Three storeys
over basement, two-window range. Steps up to round-arched
entrance with cornice and fanlight in single-storey porch set
back to right with pilasters, entablature, deep cornice and
blocking course. Storey band between basement and ground
floor. Ground-floor windows flat-arched, the architraves now
completely plain and set back between broad superimposed
pilasters, with lion's head ornament and foliage drops in
narrow inset panels below them; panel of Vitruvian scroll
ornament with lion's head to the apron; the pilasters support
entablature at first floor sill level; first-floor windows
have basket arches and architraves of panelled pilasters
supporting consoles, pediment and frieze of Vitruvian scroll
with lion's head; storey band; second-floor windows also
basket-arched with cable moulding to architraves and keystone,
the windows set in a recessed panel between broad pilasters
with lion's heads and foliage drops; modillion cornice to
boxed eaves, hipped roof with side stacks, those to the right
truncated; additional wing of basement and ground floor,
two-window range, set back to right; three-storey wing of
one-window range set back to left.
(London Journal: T.F.M.Hinchcliffe: 'Highbury New Park. A
nineteenth-century middle-class suburb': London: 1981-:
29-44).


Listing NGR: TQ3235285470

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