Number 48 And Attached Railings

16 Jun 2000
Number 48 And Attached Railings, 48 Canonbury Square, Islington, Greater London, N1 2AN
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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 635-1/53/196 (West side) 20/09/54 No.48 and attached railings


Terraced house. 1821. Developed by Richard Laycock. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond, stucco, roof of Welsh slate. The principal front faces into Canonbury Square. Four storeys over basement, three-window range, double-fronted. Steps up to round-arched entrance framed in stucco with pilasters supporting rusticated arch with vermiculated keystone, doorcase inset with pilasters supporting modillion cornice, fanlight with decorative glazing bars, panelled door of original design. All windows flat-arched with gauged brick heads, those to ground and second floors having 6/6 sashes, those to first floor of piano nobile proportions, with balcony on brackets; parapet. Round-arched dormers in mansard roof. Elevation to Canonbury Lane four storeys above basement, three-window range, with outside windows blank, 6/6 sashes on ground and second floors, cast-iron balcony to first floor. Cast-iron railings to area with spear and urn finials. (Mary Cosh: Typescript of forthcoming book on the squares of north Islington).

Listing NGR: TQ3174584436


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, Welsh Slate, Georgian Terrace, Domestic, Multiple Dwelling, Dwelling, Terraced House, Monument (By Form), House, Steps, Transport, Pedestrian Transport Site, Railings, Barrier