CLOTHWORKERS ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1204854

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Sep-1994

Statutory Address: CLOTHWORKERS ALMSHOUSES, 1-8, BISHOP STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: CLOTHWORKERS ALMSHOUSES, 1-8, BISHOP STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Islington (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 32183 83790

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History

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Details

ISLINGTON

TQ3283NW BISHOP STREET 635-1/60/88 (North West side) 29/09/72 Nos.1-8 (Consecutive) Clothworkers Almshouses (Formerly Listed as: BISHOP STREET Nos.1-4 (Consecutive) (Clothworkers Almshouses)) (Formerly Listed as: BISHOP STREET Nos.5-8 (Consecutive) (Clothworkers Almshouses))

II

Almshouses. c.1855. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond, stucco, roofs of Welsh slate. In a Jacobean style. Two storeys, one window each. There are eight houses, originally built in two blocks at right angles to each other; they are now linked by new buildings and a screen wall between nos 4 and 5; the entrances are now at the rear of the buildings with consequent alterations to the main facades. Nos 1, 3, 4, 5 and 8 each have single-storey former porch with round-arched entrance, now a window, flanked by pilasters carrying entablature; in front of nos 2 and nos 6 and 7 are single-storey square bays with paired windows, pilasters and entablature, presumably former porches; no 8 has former entrance within the main gabled wing, round-arched with pilasters supporting entablature. On first floor, flat-arched, two-light mullioned windows with stucco architrave, moulded cill, cyma recta cornice and relieving arch, and 4/4 sashes of original design; gabled roofs and side stacks. Stucco panels with Clothworkers' arms in gables to nos 2 and 6.

Listing NGR: TQ3218383790

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 368579

Legacy System: LBS

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