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Latitude: 51.5235 / 51°31'24"N
Longitude: -0.0975 / 0°5'51"W
OS Eastings: 532082
OS Northings: 182219
OS Grid: TQ320822
Mapcode National: GBR Q8.71
Mapcode Global: VHGQT.8Z90
Entry Name: Dagmar House
Listing Date: 30 September 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195698
English Heritage Legacy ID: 369187
Location: Islington, London, EC1V
Electoral Ward/Division: Bunhill
Built-Up Area: Islington
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Giles Cripplegate
Church of England Diocese: London
OLD STREET (South side)
No.12, Dagmar House
Formerly known as: The Old Rodney's Head Public House OLD STREET.
Former public house, now offices. Dated 1876 at either end of fascia; designed 1875-6 by Rowland Plumbe for George Day; altered and refurbished c.1989.
Red brick set in English bond with dressings presumably of stone, now painted, roofs obscured by parapet. Five storeys, five-window range. The ground floor consists of an arcade of five pointed arches: high chamfered bases of stone, short column with patterned naturalistic capitals, treated as responds in outer bays; the arches presumably of brick, now plastered over; fascia, coved enriched cornice and fascia stops. First-floor windows have flat shouldered arches with decorative patterns to impost blocks and lintels; sill band to second floor with anthemion ornament to coved ornice. Second floor: two outer pairs of windows with segmental shouldered arches with patterned impost block, the pair grouped under a segmental patterned hoodmould. Central recess to second and third floors now plastered over with details simplified. Sill band to third floor with pairs of pointed-arched windows in double hoodmoulds either side of central recess; central bust of Rodney resting on a corbelled column with elaborate corbel table, frieze and patterned cornice to either side; central gable over with pointed arch behind Rodney. Balustraded parapet to either side with finials on either end; dormers behind parapet.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).
Listing NGR: TQ3208282219
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