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Numbers 25-39c (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Highbury East, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5496 / 51°32'58"N

Longitude: -0.1011 / 0°6'4"W

OS Eastings: 531758

OS Northings: 185116

OS Grid: TQ317851

Mapcode National: GBR GK.35T

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.69DY

Entry Name: Numbers 25-39c (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 20 September 1954

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195632

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369004

Location: Islington, London, N5

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Highbury East

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Christ Church Highbury Grove

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3185SE HIGHBURY PLACE
635-1/38/493 (East side)
20/09/54 Nos.25-39C (Consecutive)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
HIGHBURY PLACE
Nos.21-39 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terraced houses. 1776-7. Developed and designed by John
Spiller. Brick, stucco and roofs of slate. Three storeys over
basement, some houses with dormers in attic; three windows
each. The terrace is symmetrical, no 32 forming a centrepiece
and nos 25 and 39C set back by the thickness of one brick,
with windows of broader proportions. Round-arched entrance
generally, with fanlight and shallow open pediment on
consoles. All windows flat-arched with gauged brick heads, and
many with 6/6 sashes of original design; broad band to coped
parapet; dormers in mansard roof; stacks to party walls. No 25
has an entrance to the side with tripartite door, three ground
floor windows recessed under semi-circular arches linked by
springing bands, and a plaque commemorating the fact that the
Rt Hon Joseph Chamberlain lived there. To the right of the
entrance is a former coach house range linked to that of No 24
(q.v.). No 26 has decorative glazing to fanlight, panelled
door of oriignal design, and wrought-iron overthrow
lampholder. No 28 has decorative glazing to fanlight, panelled
door of original design, intersecting glazing bars to the
ground- and first-floor windows, the latter being lowered. Nos
29 and 30 have decorative glazing to fanlights and panelled
doors of original design. No 31 has an early C19 reeded
doorcase introduced below the pediment, decorative glazing to
fanlight and panelled door of original design. No 32 is five
bays wide, with original sashes throughout, wooden Doric
porch, the frieze decorated with wreaths and triglyphs, and a
modillion cornice; Gibbs surround to the door, decorative
glazing to fanlight and panelled door of original design. No
33 has a reeded doorcase and decorative glazing to fanlight,
nos 34-5 decorative glazing to fanlight and panelled door of
original design, nos 35-6 have wrought-iron overthrow
lampholders, no 38 decorative glazing to fanlight, panelled
door of original design, and wrought-iron overthrow
lampholder. No 39c is three bays wide with a central entrance
which is grouped with the ground-floor windows under
semi-circular arches of gauged brick; the doorcase is a simple
example of the door-void type with panelled door and fanlight;
wrought-iron overthrow lampholder. Cast-iron railings to area.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).


Listing NGR: TQ3175885116

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