Numbers 1-12 (Consecutive) And Attached Railings

6 Jun 2000
Numbers 1-12 (Consecutive) And Attached Railings, 1-12 Canonbury Square, Islington, Greater London, N1 2AU
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


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


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


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


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

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Tingey, G.N.G.

Rights Holder: Tingey, G.N.G.


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