Numbers 1-12 (Consecutive) And Attached Railings

Date:
6 Jun 2000
Location:
Numbers 1-12 (Consecutive) And Attached Railings, 1-12 Canonbury Square, Islington, Greater London, N1 2AU
Reference:
IOE01/02560/10
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ISLINGTON

TQ3184SE CANONBURY SQUARE 635-1/53/189 (South side) 20/09/54 Nos.1-12 (Consecutive) and attached railings

GV II

Terraced houses. 1821. Developed by Richard Laycock. Grey brick laid in Flemish bond, stucco, roof obscured by parapet. Four storeys over basement, two windows each. Nos 1-2, 6-7, and ll-l2 project slightly. Steps up to round-arched entrance with engaged Greek Doric columns, cornice, fanlight with decorative glazing, panelled door of original design. Ground-floor window elliptical-arched with gauged brick head, set within a recessed panel of the same kind. Nos 1- 2, 6-7, and 11-12 are distinguished by channelled rusticated stucco to ground floor and entrances with elliptical arches and simple doorcases; nos 6-7 have a double open porch of Greek Doric columns carrying a single entablature; nos 1-2 and 11-12 have only the rear pilasters of such a scheme. Nos 1, 4-9, and 11-12 have 2/4 sashes with pointed-arched glazing bars. Stucco band between floors. All upper windows flat-arched with gauged brick heads and 6/6 sashes to first and second floor, 3/6 to most third-floor windows. First-floor windows have piano nobile proportions and are set within recessed round-arched panels with gauged brick heads, the arcade linked by a stucco springing band. Shallow iron balconies to all first floor windows except no 5 which has a deeper balcony carried on brackets with iron railings. Cornice band above second floor. Parapet. Single-storey extension to side of no 1 with one elliptical-arched window set within similar recessed panel. No 8 has an LCC tablet recording the residence of Samuel Phelps, tragedian. Cast-iron railings to area. (Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3179684408

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/2045 IOE Records taken by G N G Tingey; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr G.N.G. Tingey. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Tingey, G.N.G.

Rights Holder: Tingey, G.N.G.

Keywords

Brick, Cast Iron, Stucco, Georgian Terrace, Domestic, Multiple Dwelling, Dwelling, Terraced House, Monument <By Form>, House, Steps, Transport, Pedestrian Transport Site, Railings, Barrier, Plaque, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument