Numbers 1-6 (Consecutive) And Attached Railings / 1-12 Canonbury Grove

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


TQ3264SW CANONBURY GROVE 635-1/54/137 (South East side) 29/09/72 Nos.1-6 (Consecutive) and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: CANONBURY GROVE Nos.1-12 (Consecutive))


Terraced houses. c.1825. Developed by Richard Laycock. Yellow-brown brick, stucco, roofs of Welsh slate to nos 1 and 6, the rest obscured by parapet. Two and three storeys over basement, two windows each; probably originally designed as a broadly symmetrical group CBAABC, many of the symmetries now lost. No l: all openings have gauged brick heads; stucco band over basement; steps up to elliptical-arched entrance set in a recessed elliptical-arched panel; simple doorcase and fanlight with decorative glazing. Ground-floor window with flattened elliptical arch set in a recessed panel of the same profile and 6/6 sashes with intersecting tracery. Storey band with sunk lettering 'WILLOW COTTAGE'. First-floor windows flat-arched and set in a recessed round-arched panel with impost band; 6/6 sashes and balcony with iron railings. Stepped brick cornice; two dormers in mansard roof, side stacks. On nos 2 and 5 the entry bay is recessed and the middle part of the window bay breaks forward; stucco basement scored as ashlar; round-arched entrance set back in stuccoed, rusticated, round-arched porch; ground-floor window flat-arched with stucco architrave cornice on consoles, tripartite glazing, and bracketed balcony with cast-iron railings. First-floor windows round-arched to entry bay; to the window bay they are segmental-arched with gauged brick heads on no 2, flat-arched with architraves on no 5, with 6/6 sashes to entry bay and 10/10 sashes including margin lights to window bay; stucco frieze, cornice and parapet to no 2, frieze and cornice only to no 5 which has an attic storey with two flat-arched, architraved windows with 6/6 and 10/10 sashes as below, and margin lights; parapet. Nos 3 and 4 have stucco basements scored as ashlar, steps up to flat-arched entrance with presumably original railings, stucco architrave and cornice on consoles; cornice, overlight and panelled door to no 4. Ground-floor window flat-arched with stucco architrave and cornice on consoles. First-floor windows segmental-arched with gauged brick heads, keystones and 6/6 sashes; frieze, cornice and blocking course. No 6: stucco to basement and ground floor, the ground floor decorated with banded rustication. Steps up to round-arched entrance with presumably original railings. Simple doorcase, cornice and fanlight. Ground-floor window round-arched and set in a flat-arched recessed panel of plain stucco. First-floor windows flat-arched with 6/6 sashes in entry bay, flat-arched with gauged brick heads set in elliptical-arched recessed panel with gauged brick head in window bay; balcony with iron railings, stucco to parapet, two dormers in mansard, side stack. (Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3203484270


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