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88, Highbury New Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5525 / 51°33'8"N

Longitude: -0.0916 / 0°5'29"W

OS Eastings: 532410

OS Northings: 185455

OS Grid: TQ324854

Mapcode National: GBR GJ.ZJ1

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.C7FQ

Entry Name: 88, Highbury New Park

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195628

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368993

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
635-1/39/482 (East side)
No.88

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, C20
tiled roof. Three storeys over basement, three-window range.
Steps up to round-arched entrance in rebuilt two-storey porch
set back to right: the head of red brick with an outer
moulding of embattled billets; first-floor window to porch
wing round-arched with similar details; 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 a foliage impost
band; 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; two second-floor windows with wedge lintels and
chamfered reveals, the chamfer stopped in the stonework; brick
dentils to boxed eaves; hipped roof with side stacks, now
truncated. Included for group value.
(London Journal: T.F.M.Hinchcliffe: 'Highbury New Park. A
nineteenth-century middle-class suburb': London: 1981-:
29-44).


Listing NGR: TQ3241085455

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