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Numbers 2 to 5 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnsbury, London

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Latitude: 51.5394 / 51°32'21"N

Longitude: -0.1107 / 0°6'38"W

OS Eastings: 531124

OS Northings: 183965

OS Grid: TQ311839

Mapcode National: GBR M2.9C

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.1KBS

Entry Name: Numbers 2 to 5 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195676

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369127

Location: Islington, London, N1

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Barnsbury

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Andrew Barnsbury

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/58/610 (North side)
Nos.2-5 (Consecutive)
and attached railings


Four double-fronted terraced villas. 1839-1841. By Joseph Kay,
surveyor to Thornhill Estate. Brown/beige stock bricks set in
Flemish bond with stucco dressings and recessed stucco links;
Welsh-slated gabled roofs with projecting eaves and brick
party-wall stacks. Centre-hall entrance plan. Two storeys; 3
windows each. Ground-floor openings with gauged brick
round-arches: doorway with pilaster or column jambs carrying
corniced-head, panelled door and patterned fanlight; no. 2
with 6/6 sashes with curved and radial glazing bars, others
with 2/2 sashes and with painted reveals. 1st floor stucco
sill band and gauged brick flat arches. No. 2 with 3/6 sashes
and others with 2/2 sashes, all with painted reveals. Nos. 3,
4 and 5 with attached cast-iron railings with urn finials.
Malvern Terrace is a single row of terraced villas similar to
Ripplevale Grove (q.v.), and set back from a paved pedestrian
access with long front gardens. They were built as groomsmen's
cottages for Ripplevale Grove; No. 7 may have been the
tackroom with carriageway to the ground-floor.
(Mary Cosh: Barnsbury: Islington: 1981-1981: 17).

Listing NGR: TQ3112483965

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