NUMBERS 67 TO 73 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208096
Date first listed:
29-Dec-1950
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 67 TO 73 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 67-73, MYDDELTON SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 67 TO 73 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 67-73, MYDDELTON 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 31244 82902

Details

ISLINGTON

TQ3182NW MYDDELTON SQUARE 635-1/68/642 (West side) 29/12/50 Nos.67-73 (Consecutive) and attached railings

GV II

Terrace of seven houses along west side of Myddelton Square. 1824-1827. By William Chadwell Mylne, Surveyor to the New River Estate. Yellow stock brick set in Flemish bond with banded stucco ground-floor and stucco dressings; artificial slate, others obscured by parapets, brick party-wall stacks. Side-hall entrance plan. Four storeys with basement; 2 windows each. Right-hand return wall of 2-window range to no. 67 in Inglebert Street and left-hand return wall of 2-window range to no. 73 in River Street. Symmetrical facade with slightly projecting end houses. Steps rise to round or elliptical-arched entrance to left (stucco portico side entrance to no. 67 return in Inglebert Street): architraved doorway with 3/4 fluted column jambs (panelled pilaster jambs to no. 67) carrying corniced-head, patterned fanlight and original panelled door. Ground-floor round and elliptical-arched architraved sashes (margin lights and coloured glass to no. 70) with panel below. Gauged brick flat-arched mostly 6/6 and 3/3 sashes to upper floors. 1st floor stucco sill band beneath full-length sashes set in arched recesses linked by stucco impost bands and with iron bracketed coupled cast-iron balconies with bamboo and anthemion pattern to railings. Extensive rebuilding to upper floors of nos. 71-73; plain brick parapet with brick string course and stone coping. Good cast-iron railings with urn and acorn finials. This is the largest square in the area aside from Finsbury Square. It is considered by some to be Islington's best and most important adornment of the New River Estate, and, stylistically, it is the most cohesive in the district. (The Squares of Islington: Cosh, M: The Squares of Islington Part I: Finsbury and Clerkenwell: Islington: 1990-: 59-62).

Listing NGR: TQ3124482902

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
369159
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cosh, M, 'The Squares of Islington' in Finsbury and Clerkenwell, , Vol. 1, (1990), 59-62

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: 02 Feb 2005
Reference: IOE01/12825/30
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