27 And 28 Barnsbury Square

26 Jul 2000
27 And 28 Barnsbury Square, Islington, Greater London, N1 1JP
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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