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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1204981



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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Islington

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Sep-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 368590

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TQ3182SE BRITTON STREET 635-1/74/100 (North East side) 29/09/72 No.59 and attached railings


Terraced house. Early C18. Multicoloured brick with red brick dressings, roof of Welsh slate. Four storeys over basement, three-window range. Basement rendered. Flat-arched entrance in right-hand bay with fluted pilasters, elaborately carved brackets, panelled frieze and flat hood with panelled soffit, cornice and overlight. Ground- and first-floor windows have flat arches of gauged red brick and red brick dressings to sides; frames set almost flush with the wall (those to first floor replacement) and 6/6 sashes of original design to ground floor. Brick storey band. Second-floor windows have flat arches with replacement heads, red brick dressings to sides, replacement frames set almost flush with the wall, and 6/6 sashes of original design. Rebuilt parapet. Two dormers in mansard roof. Area railings with urn and palmette finials. INTERIOR: Entrance hall panelled with plaster cornice and fluted pilasters leading to staircase hall; staircase with open string from ground floor, turned newels, column-on-vase balusters as far as third floor, turned balusters above, and panelling much altered. Ground-floor front and back rooms thrown into one; panelling and plaster cornice survive to north wall, altered; corner fireplace to back room with late C18 or early C19 cast-iron grate; closet with panelling, plaster cornice and corner fireplace with late C18 or early C19 cast-iron grate. On the second floor the panelling and plaster cornice remain to front and back rooms with C19 alterations; front room has late C18 or early C19 cast-iron grate; back room has corner fireplace, and panelled closet.

Listing NGR: TQ3162082042

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31620 82042


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