74, HIGHBURY NEW PARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207390
Date first listed:
30-Sep-1994
Statutory Address:
74, HIGHBURY NEW PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
74, HIGHBURY NEW PARK

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 32429 85341

Details

ISLINGTON

TQ3285SW HIGHBURY NEW PARK 635-1/39/477 (East side) No.74

GV II

Detached house. 1856-61. Developed by Henry Rydon and probably designed by Charles Hambridge. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond with dressings of red brick and stucco or stone, roof of artificial slate. Three storeys over basement, five-window range, double-fronted. Steps up to projecting gabled porch; flat-arched entrance under a round arch, flanked by pilasters with foliage capitals supporting blank entablature and foliage cornice, the outer ends of which serve as imposts to the outer of two concentric round arches of alternating red and yellow brick; glazed tympanum; foliage cornice to coping of gable with carved griffins to kneelers. A pair of round-arched windows to either side with foliage imposts and archivolts of stucco or stone and gauged red brick; scalloped and panelled blind boxes. The first floor has three round-arched windows centrally deeply recessed behind a prostyle round-arched arcade with foliage capitals and archivolts of stucco or stone and red and yellow gauged brick, the whole arcade slightly recessed under a shallow pointed-segmental arch; two outer windows round-arched with heads of gauged brick, alternately red and yellow, and plain brick hoodmoulds, each window having an arcade of two round arches immediately in front of the sashes, with scrolled openwork in the spandrels. Second-floor windows have segmental arches with heads of alternating red and yellow brick and a four-centred hoodmould and springing band of brick, with red brick diaper patterns between the windows; machicolated cornice to boxed eaves; hipped roof with side stacks. C20 garage extension to right. (London Journal: T.F.M.Hinchcliffe: 'Highbury New Park. A nineteenth-century middle-class suburb': London: 1981-: 29-44).

Listing NGR: TQ3242885346

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
368988
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hinchcliffe, T F M , Highbury New Park A Nineteenth century Middle class suburb, (1981), 29-44

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: 12 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03231/30
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