Cells, former House of Detention, Sans Walk EC1 - Islington

Part of Middlesex House of Detention built 1845-47, previously occupied as a museum. There is a problem with water ingress from the car park above and management issues owing to multiple ownerships.

Cells, former House of Detention, Sans Walk EC1 - Islington
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CELLS, FORMER HOUSE OF DETENTION, KINGSWAY COLLEGE CLERKENWELL CLOSE
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1297973
    Local Planning Authority:
    Islington
    Site Type:
    Civil > Public building

Location

    Building Name:
    Cells
    Street Name:
    Sans Walk
    County:
    Greater London
    District / Borough:
    Islington
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Islington South and Finsbury
    Region:
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Fair
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Private, multiple owners
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II, CA