NUMBERS 5 TO 25 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208015
Date first listed:
15-Mar-1979
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Sep-1994
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 5 TO 25 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 5-25, MILNER SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 5 TO 25 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 5-25, MILNER SQUARE

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 31525 84032

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 24/10/2011

TQ3184SW 635-1/52/627 15/03/79

ISLINGTON MILNER SQUARE (East side) Nos.5-25 (Consecutive) and attached railings

(Formerly listed as MILNER SQUARE (East side) Nos.1-25 (Consecutive) and attached railings)

(Formerly Listed as: MILNER SQUARE (East side) Nos.1-50 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terraced houses, now flats, forming eastern half of oblong square. 1841 by Roumieu and Gough; pilastered entrances altered in the 1930s and entire square remodelled and restored 1978 by Islington Council. Grey and beige brick set in Flemish bond with stucco dressings and ground-floor; roofs and party-wall stacks obscured by parpets. Side-hall entrance plan with staircase. Austere Neoclassical style. Square is strongly unified and idiosyncratic composition, forming an oblong but extending into the 2 exit roads at the narrow ends (with re-entrant corners, the outer angles of which are rounded). Four storeys with basement, 3 windows each. Continuous giant order to 1st and 2nd floors composed of pilastrade that rises from ground storey entablature to strong unbroken stucco entablature above 2nd storey. Broad brick pilasters with raised edges squeeze intervening 1st and 2nd floor sashes, which are separated horizontally by wide moulded-stucco panels. 1st floor full-length 3/3 sashes with margin lights and simple iron balconettes; 2nd floor with 2/2 sashes with margin lights and iron foliated pattern window guards. Ground-floor two windows wide; steps rise to projecting entrance bay: recessed doorway with pilaster jambs carrying corniced-head, 3-panelled door, rectangular overlight and flanking pilasters. Tripartite ground-floor sash set in panelled recess. Brick arcade to 3rd floor with narrow blind arches above pilasters alternating with margined sashes in-line with sashes to middle storeys. Plain stucco parapet; stucco band indicates where cornice has been removed. Attached iron railings with arrowhead finials and stanchions and smaller similar intermediate finials. A further four houses to south. Milner Place, by the same architects in similar but milder style, links Milner Square with Gibson Square. Milner Square is important for the radical logic of its design, of a type rarely seen outside Scotland and the North, and unlike anything in London.

Listing NGR: TQ3152584032

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
369144
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.

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