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Latitude: 51.5266 / 51°31'35"N
Longitude: -0.1102 / 0°6'36"W
OS Eastings: 531197
OS Northings: 182542
OS Grid: TQ311825
Mapcode National: GBR M6.FY
Mapcode Global: VHGQT.1WMM
Entry Name: Railings Round Central Garden
Listing Date: 29 September 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195789
English Heritage Legacy ID: 369438
Location: Islington, London, WC1X
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
Railings round central garden
Railings. 1819-1841. Cast iron. To perimeter of central garden square. Spear-headed bars with pineapple finials to standards. Wilmington Square was created from the Earls of Northampton's Spa Fields Estate, which in 1817 the ninth Earl assigned to his heir Lord Compton. The subsequent building in Wilmington Square was one of London's first post-Waterloo developments. Progress was piecemeal and for financial reasons the square was reduced in depth and thus became a backwater on the fringes of estates.
(The Squares of Islington: Cosh, M: The Squares of Islington Part 1: Finsbury and Clerkenwell: Islington: 1990: 93-98).
Listing NGR: TQ3119782542
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