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84, Highbury New Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Mildmay, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5522 / 51°33'7"N

Longitude: -0.0915 / 0°5'29"W

OS Eastings: 532416

OS Northings: 185426

OS Grid: TQ324854

Mapcode National: GBR GJ.ZJ4

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.C7GX

Entry Name: 84, Highbury New Park

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368991

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
635-1/39/480 (East side)
No.84

GV II

Detached house. 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 or stone, roof of
artificial slate. Three storeys over basement, three-window
range. Steps up to round-arched entrance in single-storey wing
set back to right: the head alternately of red and yellow
brick with an outer moulding of embattled billets; foliage
impost band; machicolated parapet. The main front has a
shallow bay to the basement, ground and first floors. The
ground-floor has a pair of round-arched windows with heads of
alternating red and yellow brick under a moulding of embattled
billets, linked by an impost band of flora and fauna; the
first floor has three windows set in a round-arched stucco
arcade of panelled pilasters, foliage capitals and unmoulded
archivolt with pointed extrados; first-floor balcony corbelled
out on three oversailing courses of bricks set at an angle;
red brick cornice band to coped parapet, rebuilt; two
second-floor windows with wedge lintels and chamfered reveals,
the chamfer stopped in the stonework; brick dentils to boxed
eaves; hipped roof with external stacks, now truncated;
single-storey bay to left-hand return between stacks, possibly
original.
(London Journal: T.F.M.Hinchcliffe: 'Highbury New Park. A
nineteenth-century middle-class suburb': London: 1981-:
29-44).


Listing NGR: TQ3241685426

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