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Numbers 1 to 12, 25 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5292 / 51°31'45"N

Longitude: -0.1093 / 0°6'33"W

OS Eastings: 531248

OS Northings: 182835

OS Grid: TQ312828

Mapcode National: GBR M6.M0

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.2T2L

Entry Name: Numbers 1 to 12, 25 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195721

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369248

Location: Islington, London, EC1R

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Clerkenwell

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Clerkenwell St Mark

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3182NW RIVER STREET
635-1/68/727 (South side)
29/09/72 Nos.1-12; 25 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
RIVER STREET
(South side)
Nos.1-12 (Consecutive))
(Formerly Listed as:
RIVER
(South side)
No.25 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terrace of 13 houses. In street leading into Myddelton Square
from the west. c.1828. By William Chadwell Mylne, Surveyor to
the New River Estate. Yellow stock brick set in Flemish bond
with banded stucco ground floor and stucco dressings; roofs
obscured, brick party-wall stacks. Side-hall entrance plan.
Three storeys except no. 12 (4 storeys); 2 windows each except
no. 25 (1-window range). Symmetrical terrace: nos. 7-8 to
centre includes carriageway and breaks forward slightly. Steps
rise to round-arched architraved entrance to left: doorway
(no. 25 narrower with plain jambs) with attached fluted Doric
columns, fluted pilaster jambs and 1/4 fluted columns carrying
corniced-head, fanlight (nos. 1-3, 8-9, 11-12 patterned), and
original panelled door to nos. 2-9 & 11. Predominantly 6/6
sashes throughout; some ground-floor sashes with curved and
radial glazing bars and margin lights. Gauged-brick flat
arches to upper floors except no. 25 (architraved). 1st floor
stucco sill band beneath full length sashes set in arched
recesses and linked by stucco impost bands except no. 25
(short sashes and without arched recesses); individual
cast-iron balconies with Vitruvian scroll and anthemion
pattern to railings. Plain brick parapet with stone coping.
Attached iron railings with urn finials.


Listing NGR: TQ3124882835

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