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Numbers 5 to 24 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5284 / 51°31'42"N

Longitude: -0.1141 / 0°6'50"W

OS Eastings: 530920

OS Northings: 182736

OS Grid: TQ309827

Mapcode National: GBR L6.J9

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.ZV17

Entry Name: Numbers 5 to 24 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369425

Location: Islington, London, WC1X

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 Holy Redeemer

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3082NE WHARTON STREET
635-1/67/895 (North side)
29/09/72 Nos.5-24 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
WHARTON STREET
Nos.5-24; 33-47 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terrace of 20 semi-detached linked villas. On slope of hill.
Street laid out in 1832 by John Booth, and his son, also John,
Surveyors for the Lloyd Baker Estate. Gold stock bricks set in
Flemish bond with stucco dressings, and stucco pediment over
each pair; Welsh (nos. 6, 10, 12) and artificial slate gabled
roofs, others obscured by parapet; centre brick or stucco
rendered stacks. Side-hall entrance plan to outer linked bay
of each house. Restrained Greek Revival style. Two-storeys
with basements; 2-windows each including recessed 1-window
entrance bays coupled as link. Low steps rise to deeply
recessed stucco entrance with antae supporting entablature
surmounted by C20 reproduction iron balcony railings.
Architraved doorway with pair of 3-panelled doors except to
nos. 5-10 (4 & 6-panelled single door). Architraved sashes
throughout: ground-floor with predominantly 6/6 sashes with
margin lights except to nos. 7-10, 12, 14, 21, 24 (8/8) and
1st floor 8/8 sashes except nos. 18-20, 22, 23 (6/6 with
margin lights) and nos. 23-24 with cast-iron Neo-classical
window guards in palmette pattern; 1st floor recessed
balconied links with narrower doors nos. 20, 21, 23, 24
(original) or various sashes. Plain stucco band beneath
pediments; stucco parapet with stone coping or blocking course
to 1st floor recessed link. Attached iron railings.
(Historians File, English Heritage, London Division: 1990-;
The Squares of Islington: Mary Cosh: The Squares of Islington
Part I: Finsbury and Clerkenwell: Islington: 1990-: 57-58).


Listing NGR: TQ3092082736

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