27 And 28 Barnsbury Square

26 Jul 2000
27 And 28 Barnsbury Square, Islington, Greater London, N1 1JP
Photograph (Digital)


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


TQ3184SW BARNSBURY SQUARE 635-1/52/66 (North side) 29/09/72 Nos.27 AND 28


Semi-detached villas. c. 1835 by Bilham. Stucco over brick except main face and extension of No. 27 which are of yellow stock brick; Welsh-slate hipped roofs with projecting eaves (no. 28 bracketed), and centre and right end- wall brick stacks. Side-hall entrance plan. Three storeys and basements; 3 windows each including narrower 1-window recessed entrance bay and 1-window two-storey extension. Stucco storey band to ground floor, and sill band to 1st floor. Steps rise to entrance porch; No. 27 with C20 enclosed wood porch, and No. 28 with very fine pedimented cast-iron porch and original 2-panelled door with glazing. Inner bay with elliptical-arched ground 1/1 and 1st floor 6/6 sashes with side-lights and 'Barnsbury wreath' in tympana; No. 27 with gauged brick arches and No. 28 with architraves, keystones and sill brackets. Upper storeys of entrance bay and 2nd floor inner bay with 6/6 sashes; 2nd floor inner bay sashes set in flat-arched recesses. C20 extension to No. 27; extension to No. 28 perhaps earlier and features 1/1 sashes with margin lights, bracketed cornice to lst floor and coping to parapet.

Listing NGR: TQ3108884276


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, Stucco, Welsh Slate, Georgian Semi Detached House, Victorian Monument <By Form>, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Steps, Transport, Pedestrian Transport Site

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