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90-92, Upper Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5371 / 51°32'13"N

Longitude: -0.1034 / 0°6'12"W

OS Eastings: 531636

OS Northings: 183731

OS Grid: TQ316837

Mapcode National: GBR N3.Y4

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.5M6H

Entry Name: 90-92, Upper Street

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195772

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369399

Location: Islington, London, N1

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Islington

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/59/870 (West side)
Nos.90-92 (Consecutive)


Former office buildings of the London Salvage Corps, now
offices. 1884-5. Designed by William Wimble. Gauged red brick
with dressings probably of terracotta but now painted, and of
glazed and blue brick, roof obscured by parapet. Three
storeys, four-window range. All openings flat-arched.
Ground-floor has plinth of blue brick and then brown glazed
brick to about eight feet high, then gauged red brick and
terracotta; four pilasters supporting entablature. Entrance to
right, then window, then broad entrance for fire engines to
left; late C20 glazing to all ground-floor openings. Upper
windows grouped in pairs with the window head cut back in an
ogee profile, fluted keystone, sill band, aprons; in addition
the first floor windows have a broad springing band of
terracotta decorated with festoons and Japanese disks; and
there are terracotta panels of sunflowers between the groups
of windows on the second floor; storey bands run across the
heads of the keystones; dentil cornice; parapet with 'LONDON
SALVAGE CORPS' incised between rosette ornaments.
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3163683731

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