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Numbers 40-43 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5281 / 51°31'41"N

Longitude: -0.114 / 0°6'50"W

OS Eastings: 530926

OS Northings: 182702

OS Grid: TQ309827

Mapcode National: GBR L6.KD

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.ZV3G

Entry Name: Numbers 40-43 (Consecutive) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195787

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369428

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
635-1/67/898 (South side)
29/09/72 Nos.40-43 (Consecutive)
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
WHARTON
Nos.33-47 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terrace of 4 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 and artificial slate gabled roofs, others
obscured by parapet; centre brick or stucco rendered stacks.
Restrained Greek Revival style. Side-hall entrance plan to
outer linked bay of each house except no. 43 which has
porticoed entrance to right-hand return wall in Granville
Street. Two-storeys with basements; 2 windows each including
recessed 1-window entrance bay coupled as link. Low steps rise
to deeply recessed stucco entrance with antae supporting
entablature surmounted by C20 reproduction iron balcony
railings except no. 43 (projecting with coupled antae and no
railing). Architraved doorway with C20 pair of panelled doors.
Architraved 6/6 sashes with margin lights throughout. 1st
floor recessed balconied links with narrower doors or 6/6
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: Cosh, Mary: The Squares of Islington
Part I: Finsbury and Clerkenwell: Islington: 1990-: 57-58).


Listing NGR: TQ3092682702

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