48, BRITTON STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1204955
Date first listed:
05-Oct-1993
Statutory Address:
48, BRITTON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
48, BRITTON 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 31671 81966

Details

ISLINGTON

TQ3181NE BRITTON STREET 635-1/77/96 (East side) 05/10/93 No.48

GV II

Terraced house, probably of C18 origin with early-to-mid-C19 front; at one time it was a glass moulding works, and during the C19 it was a public house, The Red Lion and French Horn; now offices. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond, stucco, roof of slate. Three storeys, three-window range. The ground-floor front probably dates from the public house phase: wooden pilasters framing flat-arched entrances with cornices and overlights to either end, fascia and cornice overall, and one multi-paned window between the entrances; first floor stuccoed with pilasters to three flat-arched windows, the entablatures now missing; public house sign; second-floor windows segmental-arched; parapet; two-span roof. INTERIOR: the ground floor has tongue-and-groove panelling to full height to front and back rooms, side passage and staircase as far as first floor; it continues on the party wall to the second floor. Good iron fireplace and grate of c.1900 in ground floor back room. Staircase has plain newels and enclosed balusters as far as first floor, turned balusters above. First-floor front room has original panelling to side and back walls, the front rebuilt c.1985 as were ceilings throughout. The second-floor front room to the left is panelled to dado height and has a plain early C19 fireplace; early C19 corner fireplace in the back room.

Listing NGR: TQ3167181966

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
368586
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 22 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/03771/17
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